Wacky Weekend: African Animals

Take a look at this photo gallery and get to know giraffes, meerkats, and other amazing animals that call the African continent home.

Baboons live in groups called troops. Troop members groom each other to show friendship and strengthen social bonds.
Photograph by Doug Steakley, Getty Images
To ward off predators and attract mates, the springbok leaps into the air, arches its back, and stiffens its legs. This is known as pronking.
To ward off predators and attract mates, the springbok leaps into the air, arches its back, and stiffens its legs. This is known as pronking.
Photograph by ARCO, Nature Picture Library