An Abyssian.

Abyssinian

An Abyssian.

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of the British defeat at Majuba Hill.

Anglo-Zulu War

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of the British defeat at Majuba Hill.

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of Battle of Isandhlwana, the dash with the colors.

Anglo-Zulu War

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of Battle of Isandhlwana, the dash…

Sabre Antelopes on the plains of Africa.

Sabre Antelope

Sabre Antelopes on the plains of Africa.

Antelopes near a Savannah of Africa.

Siberian Antelope

Antelopes near a Savannah of Africa.

Several long-horned antelopes antelopes on the plains of Africa.

Long Horned Antelopes

Several long-horned antelopes antelopes on the plains of Africa.

"Different forms from Europe, Africa, and North America."—Webster, 1913

Arrowheads of the Stone Age

"Different forms from Europe, Africa, and North America."—Webster, 1913

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

Bunch of Asparagus

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

"The <em>Panopaea Australis</em> is a large analogous species, found at Port Natal, on the coast of Africa. It buries itself several feet deep i nthe sand. In general form it resembles the long clam, but its siphon projects farther from the shell." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Panopaea australis

"The Panopaea Australis is a large analogous species, found at Port Natal, on the coast of…

The namaqua bee-eater, native to Western Africa. Its diet consists of insects, particularly bees and wasps, hence its namesake.

Namaqua Bee-Eater

The namaqua bee-eater, native to Western Africa. Its diet consists of insects, particularly bees and…

" A genus of insessorial birds many of which are remarkable for the beauty of their plumage. They have a longish bill, an extensible tongue, and feed upon insects, soft fruits, and the saccharine juices of plants." -Marshall

Promerops Superba Bird

" A genus of insessorial birds many of which are remarkable for the beauty of their plumage. They have…

A relative of the South African antelope.

Bush Buck

A relative of the South African antelope.

A relative of the South African antelope.

Fierce Bush Buck

A relative of the South African antelope.

Electric catfish is the common name for the catfish (order Siluriformes) family Malapteruridae. This family includes two genera, Malapterurus and Paradoxoglanis with 19 species. Several species of this family have the ability to produce an electric shock of up to 350 volts using electroplaques of an electric organ. Electric catfish are found in tropical Africa and the Nile River. Electric catfish are usually nocturnal and feed primarily on other fish, incapacitating their prey with electric discharges.

Electric Catfish

Electric catfish is the common name for the catfish (order Siluriformes) family Malapteruridae. This…

An African civet. They are small carnivores, belonging to the family Viverridae, closing resembling cats.

Civet

An African civet. They are small carnivores, belonging to the family Viverridae, closing resembling…

An African dish cover.

Dish covers

An African dish cover.

The balearic crane (also known as the crowned crane) stands about four feet high, and is easily domesticable.

Balearic Crane

The balearic crane (also known as the crowned crane) stands about four feet high, and is easily domesticable.

The blade of an African dagger.

Dagger Blade

The blade of an African dagger.

The Sahara is the world's largest hot desert, 9,000,000 square kilometers, almost as large as the United States.

Desert of Sahara

The Sahara is the world's largest hot desert, 9,000,000 square kilometers, almost as large as the United…

The Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), is Africa's largest eagle and is the only member of the genus Polemaetus. t is a very large eagle, with a length of 76-90 cm (30-36 in), an average weight of 5.2 kg (11.6 lbs) and a wingspan of 190-260 cm (6.25-8.5 ft). The adult's plumage has dark brown upperparts, head and upper chest. The body underparts are white streaked with black. The underwing coverts are brown, with pale flight feathers, also streaked with black. The female is usually larger and more streaked than the male. The immature is paler above and has white underparts. It reaches adult plumage in its seventh year.

Martial Eagle

The Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), is Africa's largest eagle and is the only member of the genus…

A poster with various facts and images of Egypt.

Egypt Poster

A poster with various facts and images of Egypt.

Elephants native to the continent of Africa.

African Elephant

Elephants native to the continent of Africa.

Gazelles on the prairie of Africa.

Gazelle

Gazelles on the prairie of Africa.

"The giraffe is the tallest of all ruminants, the males not uncommonly measuring fourteen and sometimes eighteen feet from the top of the head to the ground. The females are usually a foot or two shorter." &mdash; S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Giraffe

"The giraffe is the tallest of all ruminants, the males not uncommonly measuring fourteen and sometimes…

An African mammal and the tallest of all land-living animal species.

Giraffe

An African mammal and the tallest of all land-living animal species.

A relative of the South African antelope.

Beautiful Goat

A relative of the South African antelope.

A relative of the South African antelope.

Blue Goat

A relative of the South African antelope.

A relative of the South African antelope.

Water Goat

A relative of the South African antelope.

A large South African antelope.

Hartbeest

A large South African antelope.

This illustration shows a head of a Gems'bok. A Gems'bok (Oryx Gazella) is a species of South African antelope. It is a heavy, stout animal, about the size of a stag, with rough, reversed hair on the neck and along the ridge of the back; large pointed ears; and almost perfectly straight horns in the plane of the forehead, little diverging, and ringed for about half their length. These horns have been known to reach a length of 47 1/2 inches. The gems'bok was, at one point, close to extinction.

Head of Gems'bok

This illustration shows a head of a Gems'bok. A Gems'bok (Oryx Gazella) is a species of South African…

Feeding mostly on worms and grain, the crested lark frequents Northern Europe i nthe summer, and Southern Europe and Northern Africa during other parts of the year.

Crested Lark

Feeding mostly on worms and grain, the crested lark frequents Northern Europe i nthe summer, and Southern…

A case for decorative pillow in African homes.

Leather Pillow Case

A case for decorative pillow in African homes.

"Lotus is a name given to various flowers, including several beautiful species of water lily, especially the blue water lily, and the Egyptian water lily which grow in stagnant and slowly running water in the S. of Asia and N. of Africa. The latter grows in the Nile and adjacent rivulets and has a large white flower. The root is eaten by the people who live near the lake Manzaleh. It was the rose of ancient Egypt, the favorite flower of the country, and was often made into wreaths or garlands."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Egyptian Water Lily

"Lotus is a name given to various flowers, including several beautiful species of water lily, especially…

A Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa.

David Livingstone

A Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa.

An illustration of the common marshmallow, flower (a), and fruit (b). Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow, Marsh Mallow, or Common Marshmallow) is a species native to Africa, which is used as a medicinal plant and ornamental plant. The stems, which die down in the autumn, are erect, 3 to 4 feet (1.2 m) high, simple, or putting out only a few lateral branches.

Marshmallow

An illustration of the common marshmallow, flower (a), and fruit (b). Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow,…

in early development of race, the Negro type were found in Africa.

Early Races, Negro

in early development of race, the Negro type were found in Africa.

"The Oriole is a well-known American Bird, of which there are varieties in Europe, Asia, and Africa."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Oriole

"The Oriole is a well-known American Bird, of which there are varieties in Europe, Asia, and Africa."—(Charles…

An ostrich, one of two large flightless birds found in Africa.

Ostrich

An ostrich, one of two large flightless birds found in Africa.

A large, flightless bird, the ostrich measures six to eight feet tall, and is native to the sandy desert regions of tropical Africa.

Ostriches

A large, flightless bird, the ostrich measures six to eight feet tall, and is native to the sandy desert…

Founder of the state of Rhodesia, in Africa.

Cecil Rhodes

Founder of the state of Rhodesia, in Africa.

"Sansa. An African musical instrument which consists of a sounding-board of some hard wood with strips of iron, or occasionally bamboo, fastened to it so as to leave one end free to vibrate." -Whitney, 1911

Sansa

"Sansa. An African musical instrument which consists of a sounding-board of some hard wood with strips…

The fiscal shrike is native to Africa, and is known for its predaceous habits.

Fiscal Shrike

The fiscal shrike is native to Africa, and is known for its predaceous habits.

Soldier of Bornou.

Soldier

Soldier of Bornou.

West African spearheads.

West African spearhead

West African spearheads.

a brown and white gazelle that jumps when startled.

Springbok

a brown and white gazelle that jumps when startled.

A journalist and explorer of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A journalist and explorer of Africa.

(1841-1904) An American journalist and African explorer.

Henry M. Stanley

(1841-1904) An American journalist and African explorer.

A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa.

A Welsh explorer who is famous for his exploration of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A Welsh explorer who is famous for his exploration of Africa.

Sir Henry Morton Stanley , GCB, born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 &ndash; May 10, 1904), was a British journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone.

Henry Morton Stanley

Sir Henry Morton Stanley , GCB, born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 – May 10, 1904), was a British…

"A small (under two feet) South and East African antelope, in which the horns of the male rarely exceed four inches."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Steinbok

"A small (under two feet) South and East African antelope, in which the horns of the male rarely exceed…

Table Mountain is a mountain in the Western Cape, South Africa, overlooking the greater Cape Town area.

Table Mountain

Table Mountain is a mountain in the Western Cape, South Africa, overlooking the greater Cape Town area.

The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir happened on September 13, 1882 in the Suez Canal area of Egypt, between the British and Egyptians. This scene is of the Highland Brigade storming the trenches at Tel-el-Kebir.

Battle of Tel al-kebir

The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir happened on September 13, 1882 in the Suez Canal area of Egypt, between the…

A species native to Africa, the crowned tock possess an enormous red bill.

Crowned Tock

A species native to Africa, the crowned tock possess an enormous red bill.

The crested touraco is a species of African bird, feeding mainly on soft fruits.

Crested Touraco

The crested touraco is a species of African bird, feeding mainly on soft fruits.

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height, and is covered in small oval leaves and yellow flowers. The fruit produced on this shrub is sour, but edible, and rich in Vitamin C.

Berberis Vulgaris

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height,…

The Yam is a starchy root cultivated as a food crop in certain areas in Asia and Africa.

Yam

The Yam is a starchy root cultivated as a food crop in certain areas in Asia and Africa.