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David Attenborough takes a breathtaking journey through the vast and diverse continent of Africa, exploring the wildlife of two deserts in Africa’s south west corner.

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Bizarre Horns of the Animal Kingdom
Don't mess with the giant eland of Africa, whose curved horns can reach up to four feet long.
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Meet Taronga Zoo’s New Baby Meerkats!
It’s the zoo’s first meerkat birth in almost seven years
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How Do Scientists Collar Wild Animals?
If you think your job is nerve-wracking, try putting a collar on a mountain lion.
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Extremely Rare White Giraffe Spotted - What Would You Name Her?
The year-old calf, which lives in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, has a condition called leucism.
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Tigers
Tigers are largest members of the cat family with distinctive reddish coats with white and black markings that are used for camouflage. The coats are unique to each animal – no two tigers have the same markings.
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Lions
The lion, scientific name Panthero leo, is known as the king of the jungle, with amazing beauty and strength.
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Leopards
Leopards are graceful and powerful big cats closely related to lions, tigers, and jaguars.
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Jaguars
The jaguar, scientific name Panthera onco, is the largest of the big cats of South America and the third largest in the world.
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Cheetahs
The cheetah is the world's fastest land mammal
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It’s International Cheetah Day!
Learn more about the world’s fastest land mammal
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The Baffling Mystery of Gorongosa’s Lions
As other animals flourish, lions are still struggling – but why?

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