Africa is outstanding for its natural life. Everyone knows the Big 5: lions, panthers, rhinos, elephants, and bison. In any case, the mainland is likewise home to some weird and brilliant creatures that you may have never known about. Actually Africa gloats more than 1,000 well evolved creatures and 2,000 winged creatures, as indicated by Africa Guide, that call the landmass home!

Brilliant Side has gathered a rundown of the absolute most intriguing African creatures for you to see!

1. The Shoebill

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2. The Gerenuk

3. The Lowland Streaked Tenrec

4. The Dik-dik

5. The Smaug Giganteus

6. The Lilac-Breasted Roller

7. The Hyrax

8. The Spectacled Dormouse

9. The Xenopus (Clawed Frog)

10. The Ankole-Watusi

Are there any other animals that should have made it on this list? Tell us in the comments below if any of these animals surprised you!