The leopard is a graceful animal with an elongated body, relatively short legs and a long tail.
The leopard's climbing ability sets it apart from the other big cats.
Can you spot the sneaky leopard hiding in the tree?
The leopard is a stunningly beautiful animal with a coat of buff to bright orange strewn with circles of spots called "rosettes".
Highly adaptable and favoring habitats that offer plenty of cover and camouflage, leopards roam quietly throughout the African bush.
A leopards spots are really circles of spots called "rosettes" that may be round or square in shape depending on the region.
It is said that Buffalo look at you as if you owe them money, and this is an appropriate description if you should ever come across them on foot in the bush.
A large and powerful bovine, the African Buffalo reaches shoulder heights of up to 1.5 m and a mass of 750 kg.
The cape buffalo was the first of Africa's "Big Five" I saw while on safari. Africa's only wild ox, cape buffalo are found in water-rich game reserves and national parks throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
From their brassy trumpets and flapping ears to their swarthy gait and ivory tusks, elephants are one of the most recognizable animals in Africa.
Not only are they on everyone’s safari bucket list because of their Big 5 status, but they are also revered for their sheer size and strength as the largest land mammals on earth, as well as the intricate social structures within their herds.
One memorable moment occurred when we stumbled upon a herd of 45+ elephants. Gentle giants quietly walked by on either side of our Land Cruiser, so close we could've touched them.
I have always been fascinated by elephants and seeing them in the wild was incredibly beautiful and breathtaking.
The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world, attaining a height of 5.5m, its incredibly long neck accounting for much of its height.
Giraffes are fairly social animals and get together in herds from time to time.
Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you'll never be the same.