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African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog, scientific name, Lycaon pictus, means painted or ornate wolf. It is called Ajá in Yoruba and used metaphorically in the culture to denote promiscuity, uncritical followership…

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African Pygmy Mouse

The African Pygmy Mouse, Mus minutoides, is counted among the world’s smallest mammals. Adults can weigh from 3-12 g. Being social creatures, they will live in colonies preferably around water…

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African Palm Civet

African Palm Civet, Nandinia binotata, is a solitary, nocturnal, arboreal mammal, also commonly known as the Two-Spotted Palm Civet. Unlike the other Civet species which are all very closely…

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African Civet

African Civet, Civettictis civetta, called Ẹta in Yoruba, is a small, semi-aquatic, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal, distributed all over Nigeria as is found in the whole of sub-Saharan…

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