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Africa

Hamadryas Baboon 

Hamadryas Baboon

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Sacred Baboons are common throughout northeastern Africa, but are extinct in the Nile region and Egypt, where they originally received their name and were worshiped by the ancient Egyptians.
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Bongo's 

Bongo

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Bongo are most active at dawn and dusk, and often forage near the edges of wooded areas. They normally shy in the wild and flee into the forest for cover at the slightest provocation.
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CRESTED PORCUPINE 

Crested Porcupine

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The North African crested porcupine is nocturnal. They are very adaptable and can be found in forests, on plantations, in rocky or mountainous areas as well as in deserts.
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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON 

Black-Crowned Night Heron

Night herons are distributed almost worldwide including North America, South America, South Europe, Africa, South Asia, Falkland Islands, and Hawai’i. The Black-crowned night heron is a rare visitor to Micronesia.
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HELMETED GUINEA FOWL 

Helmeted Guinea Fowl

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The four species of guinea fowl are mainly confined to Africa south of the Sahara, although a population of Helmeted Guinea fowl is found north of the Sahara Desert in Morocco.
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HOODED VULTURE 

Hooded Vulture

They range widely in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. It is most numerous in West Africa. It is the only vulture that is commonly found around towns and villages and in forests.
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Grant’s Zebra

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Grant's zebra is one of several sub-species of Plains zebras. Grant's zebras are numerous throughout a very wide area in Africa south of the Sahara.
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RED AND YELLOW BARBET 

Red and Yellow Barbet

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Red-and-yellow barbets are found in low woodlands, savannas and scrubby areas where terrain is rugged and semi-arid.
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SACRED IBIS 

Sacred Ibis

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Sacred Ibises are common in East Africa and are found throughout Africa south of the Sahara. They frequent marshes, swamps, riverbanks, pastures and plowed fields. They were once common along the Nile River, but have been absent from Egypt for over a hundred years.
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SERVAL 

Serval

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Servals are found in many parts of Africa, but not in the equatorial jungles or the Sahara. It is most commonly found in East African savannas, usually near water. They prefer areas of scrub bush, tall grass and dry reed beds that are near streams.
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