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Greater Kudu, often called the grey ghost of Africa...

Grey Ghost - Photo and Comment By Etienne Oosthuizen. Often called Africa’s grey ghost, the Greater Kudu is remarkable in its abilities to disappear, they are able to filter back into the surround bush and thickets, as silently as they appeared.

Fennec Foxes

animalworld: “ Tower of FENNEC FOXES - by request Vulpes zerda ©Joachim S. Müller The fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara of North Africa. Its most distinctive feature is unusually large ears. The name “fennec”.

sleeping fennec fox

Sleeping fennec fox at the Chicago zoo. Found in the dry, sandy regions of North Africa, the fennec fox Vulpes zerda is the smallest fox species, measuring only about 15 inches long (plus an tail) and weighing some 3 pounds.