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“For a bit of fun on #wildlifewednesday Can you guess what antelope she is? http://t.co/MNFTjxc4N7”

This wildlife wednesday we're celebrating African leopards! Rhino Poaching, African Leopard, Extraordinary People, Leopards, Birds Of Prey, Africa Travel, Wednesday, Crime, Wildlife

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Join the adventure to save Africa's wildlife

 Did you know that an African leopard's coat, colour, spot size and pattern all vary depending on their habitat and location? African Leopard, Leopard Coat, Leopards, Habitats, Wednesday, Wildlife, Colour, Happy, Pattern

Happy Wildlife Wednesday! Did you know that an African leopard's coat, colour, spot size and pattern all vary depending on their habitat and location?

 Did you know that the springbok can leap up to 13 feet? Wednesday, Wildlife, African, Happy, Ser Feliz, Happiness, Being Happy

Springbok

Native to the treeless plains of southern Africa, most Americans more than likely have never heard of the springbok.

Today we're celebrating beautiful hartebeests! Learn more about them at Nikela! Design by Jenna Groisman Trophy Hunting, Moose Art, Wildlife, African, Learning, Animals, Image, Beautiful, Design

African Hartebeest

The African Hartebeest is a grassland antelope that is found throughout the African. The species was first described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1766.

Like other birds species, the oxpeckers have been adversely impacted by relentless poisoning. Relentless, Bird Species, Best Friends, Wildlife, African, Birds, Beat Friends, Bird, Bestfriends

Oxpecker bird

There are two species of Oxpecker bird, Red-billed and Yellow-billed. Both species are widespread throughout Africa.

 the oxpecker! Did you know this lovely creature is a rhino's best friend? Lovely Creatures, Best Friends, Wildlife, African, Bird, Beat Friends, Bestfriends, Birds, Bffs

Oxpecker bird

There are two species of Oxpecker bird, Red-billed and Yellow-billed. Both species are widespread throughout Africa.

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Today's Earth Day is also. Today we are celebrating African Wild Dogs, also known as Painted Dogs! Learn about these fascinating creatures in Nikela's Species page! African Wild Dog, Wild Dogs, Wednesday, Wildlife, Creatures, Earth, Painting, Animals, Design

African Wild Dogs

African Wild Dogs, or Painted Dogs are threatened from continued conflict with humans. Only an estimated 7,000 remaining in the wild.

Did you know that black rhinos can run at the speed of per hour? These non-black creatures are faster than their fellow white rhinos! Can Run, Rhinos, Hippopotamus, Endangered Species, Knowing You, Wildlife, Creatures, African, Running

Black Rhino an Endangered Species

White and black rhino are being poached and killed indiscriminately, at the rate of three per day!

 the white rhino is also called the square-lipped rhino? Blame it on its square, broad jaw! Rhino Facts, Rhinos, Extinct, Blame, Conservation, Did You Know, Monochrome, Wildlife, Elephant

White Rhino face a dark future

With rhino horn worth more than its weight in gold, poaching has reached record levels, 1004 rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa alone in 2013.

 This week we are featuring the mighty white rhino! Did you know that this species spend HALF their lives just eating grass? Rhino Poaching, What You Can Do, Statistics, Conservation, Rhinos, Environment, Wildlife, Animals, Monitor

White Rhino face a dark future

With rhino horn worth more than its weight in gold, poaching has reached record levels, 1004 rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa alone in 2013.

Did you hear that sound? It's all the species we are featuring in our new column, Wildlife Wednesday! Join us and learn about the coolest animals in Africa. And remember. there's hope for the wild! Remember Movie, Giraffe, Elephant, Wild Lion, Bambi, Lions, Wednesday, Photo Wall, African

Blogging to save endangered African wildlife

Read about wildlife heroes and what they’re doing to save endangered African wildlife through rescue rehab, anti-poaching and education.

Giraffe use their long prehensile tongue and roof of their mouths to feed on different plants/shoots, most notably Acacia, which have developed defensive thorns requiring giraffe to use their dextrous tongues to sort out nutritious leaves from the thorns. African Animals, African Safari, Jungle Animals, Cute Animals, Funny Animals, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Tier Fotos, All Gods Creatures

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Did you know...? Giraffe use their 18-20" long prehensile tongue and roof of their mouths to feed on different plants/shoots, most notably Acacia, which have developed defensive thorns requiring giraffe to use their dextrous tongues to sort out nutritious leaves from the thorns. Thickened papillae on the tongue and thick saliva also help protect it from thorns. The tongue's dark coloration is generally assumed to protect it during frequent sun exposure while eating, preventing sunburn.

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