Clymene Dolphin

Clymene Dolphin, Stenella clymene , also known as short-snouted spinner dolphin, is endemic to the tropical and warm temperate waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico. They…

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Chimpanzee

Chimpazee, called Osa or Elegbede in Yoruba language is the closest animal relative of humans, sharing 98% of human genes. Chimpanzees are hefty, four limbed, long-armed and short-legged primate…

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Common Duiker

Common Duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia, also known as the bush duiker or grey duiker, is one of the most widely distributed antelopes on the African continent. It is a tiny, shy antelope with only the…

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Common Gecko

Common Gecko, Hemidactylus angulatus, is a species of one of the most diverse and widely distributed scaled reptile genera, a type of lizard in the family Gekkota, found in warm climates…

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Common Genet

Common Genets, Genetta genetta, are long, lean carnivores with pointed muzzle, a tapering tail usually at least as long as the body. The rather long and coarse pelage is soft with dense, woolly…

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Crested Porcupine

Crested Porcupine, the North African crested porcupine, Hystrix cristata, is a species of rodents belonging to the old world porcupine, Hystricidae family that is distinguished by their spiny…

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Desert Jerboas

Desert Jerboas, Jaculus jaculus, are usually found in the deserts in Northeast Nigeria. The head and body are roughly similar in appearances to those of a mouse and range from 3 – 15cm in…

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Dorcas Gazelle

Dorcas Gazelle, Gazella dorcas, an antelope species, is the best equipped member of the genus Gazella to inhabit dry areas. When conditions are harsh, dorcas gazelles live in pairs, but when…

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Dwarf Crocodile

Dwarf Crocodile, Osteolaemus tetraspis, is a small species of crocodile with a short, broad snout and tough scales that cover their entire black body. They have a body length between 1.7 and 1.9 m…

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Sperm Whale

Dwarf Sperm Whale, Kogia sima, is one of the cetacean species occurring in Nigerian territorial waters, generally living over the continental shelf and slope off tropical and temperate coasts of…

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