Did you know that...
Elephants are left-handed or right-handed? Just look at their tusks: one is shorter than the other, the one they use the most.
How many muscles does an elephant trunk have? An elephant trunk has up to 40,000 muscles. A human has more than 600 muscles in the entire body. Elephants use their trunks to help them suck up water for drinking, pick up or touch objects, trumpet warnings, and greet one another.
The cheetah’s spots, the “rosettas” of a leopard, the stripes of a zebra are like the fingerprints of humans? Each one has its own.
Talking about zebra, there are 3 different types of zebra in the world? And that one of them has a brown stripe between the black one and the white one?
There are many different types of giraffe?
And 3 types of elephants?
Males ostriches seldom get married again, if they become widowers?
The male ostrich takes care of the nest during the day, and the female during the night?
They do that because of their camouflage system?
The Okavango River, famous for the Okavango Delta, is the only river that doesn’t flow into the sea?
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa?
And it’s one big isolated block of stone?
And that you can climb it?
The most dangerous animal in Africa is the buffalo?
And the one that causes most deaths is the hippopotamus?
Followed by the crocodile?
Then by the rhinocerous?
Lions fear elephants?
THE AFRICAN QUEEN TRAVELS IS THE BEST TOUR OPERATOR IN BRAZIL AND ONE OF THE TOP IN THE WORLD?
In the animal kingdom the male is more beautiful than the female?
And what is the reason behind it?
South Arica is one of the best wine producers in the world?
The marula fruit, present in the world famous liquer, also can turn into beer?
Travelling with The African Queen you are contributing to the welfare of animals?
You can adopt an elephant? Or as many elephants as you like? www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
Sharks are not as dangerous as people think?
And some are in the list of endangered species?
And so is the tiger?
There are MANY org’s you can donate to? www.ifaw.org
Although not African, the north American reindeer is related to the African antilopes?
And that male and female develop their horns in the summer?
And males lose their horns again in winter?
And females lose them in spring?
Therefore, Christmas reindeers are females! Of course: only females could endure to pull a sledge with a fat old man inside, dressed in a red velvet costume, during one whole night, around the whole world, without getting lost…