Nature and Food

Nile Monitor

Nile Monitor

Nile Monitor The Nile monitor is a large member of the monitor lizard found throughout much of Africa. Nile monitors can grow to about 120 – 220 cm in length, with the largest specimens attaining 244 cm. In an average-sized specimen, the snout-to-vent length will be around 50 cm. They weigh about 6 – 15 kg. They have muscular bodies, strong legs, andContinue Reading Nile Monitor

Honey Badger

Honey Badger

Honey Badger The honey badger is a mammal widely distributed in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Despite its name, the honey badger does not closely resemble other badger species. Instead, it bears more anatomical similarities to weasels. It is listed as the “world’s most fearless animal” in the 2002 edition of the Guinness BookContinue Reading Honey Badger

Giant Eland

Giant Eland

Giant Eland The giant eland, also known as the Lord Derby eland, is an open-forest and savannah antelope. The giant eland is the largest species of antelope. They usually form small herds consisting of 15–25 members, both males and females. Giant elands are not territorial and have large home ranges. They are naturally alert and wary, whichContinue Reading Giant Eland