Africa

The Abdication of Simbakubwa

Fellow creatures of the Miocene. It is with great regret I announce my abdication from the role of “largest carnivorous …

Why the Lionfish Can Be a Jerk

Its other names range from the cool ”fire fish” and “fan dancer” to the decidedly rubbish “turkeyfish”, but the PR’s …

Sei Whale

Clocking 48kmh (30mph) or more is pretty impressive for the ninth largest living animal, and handy if some orcas come …

Okapi

The “African unicorn” can be as elusive as the myth. You would be too, if you lived in the real …

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe is an understated badass. Almost everything it does is some sort of battle, but you’d never know …