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African Animals
AfricaAfrica is the second-largest continent and has many different biomes, including desert (the Sahara in the north and the Kalahari in the south), savannas, tropical rainforests (mostly on the Western coast ), Mediterranean scrub, mountains (including snow-covered peaks like Mt. Kilimanjaro), and coastal areas.

Some African animal printouts:


Aardvark

Aardvarks are large mammals that eat ants. Simpler aardvark printout


Acrocanthosaurus

A huge, spine-backed, meat-eating dinosaur.


African Animals: Label Me!

Label ten African animals.
Answers


African Animals
Printable Book for Early Readers

A short, printable book about African animal early readers. The book has pages on the lion, zebra, ostrich, rhino, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, chimp, and gorilla.


African Animals in French - Coloring Page

Many African animals in French.
African Animals to label

African Animals in French
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in French.
Answers
African Animals to label

African Animals in German
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in German.
Answers
Farm animals to label

African Animals in Hebrew
Label Me! Printout

Label the gorilla ostrich, lion, zebra, giraffe, elephant, and monkey in Hebrew.
Answers
African Animals to label

African Animals in Italian
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in Italian.
Answers
African Animals to label

African Animals in Portuguese
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in Portuguese.
Answers


African Animals in Spanish - Coloring Page

Many African animals in Spanish.
African Animals to label

African Animals in Spanish
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in Spanish.
Answers
African Animals to label

African Animals in Swedish
A Label Me! Printout

Label the elephant, lion, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee, ostrich, and giraffe in Swedish.
Answers


African Elephant

The African Elephant is the largest land animal.


African Gray Parrot

The African Gray Parrot is an intelligent, talkative bird.

African Penguin

A small penguin from islands off the coast of Southern Africa.


African Rock Python

African Rock Pythons are large snakes that kill by constricting their prey.


African Wild Cat

African Wild Cats are fierce, solitary hunters.


African Wild Dog

The African Wild Dog hunts in packs in Africa.


Angonoka (Ploughshare) Tortoise

An endangered species from Madagascar.


Ant

Ants are social insects that are found worldwide and in almost every environment.


Antelope

Antelopes are graceful mammals with beautiful horns.


Arabian Camel

The Arabian Camel is the one-humped camel (it is also known as the dromedary). Go to a giraffe quiz or go to the answers.
oryx

Arabian Oryx

Oryx are long-horned antelopes from dry areas in Africa.

Arsinoitherium

Arsinoitherium was an early, horned mammal that lived during the early Oligocene (about 38 to 23 million years ago).

Assassin Bug

Assassin bugs are a type of predatory insect.


Aye-aye

A strange primate from Madagascar.
Barosaurus

Barosaurus

A huge, long-necked, whip-tailed, plant-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period.


Bee

Bees are flying, social insects that live in a hive.

Black-Footed Penguin

A small penguin from islands off the coast of Southern Africa.


Bongo

A large, striped antelope from African forests.
Brachiosaurus

Brachiosaurus

A tall, long-necked plant-eating dinosaur.
Brachiosaurus

Brachiosaurus
(Simple version)

A tall, long-necked plant-eating dinosaur.
Brachiosaurus skeleton

Brachiosaurus Skeleton

Brachiosaurus was a tall, long-necked plant-eater.


Brindled Dolphin

Also called the Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, this small, toothed whale is found in tropical waters worldwide.


Buffalo, Cape

Cape Buffalo are large, hoofed mammals that live in African savannas.
Bull shark

Bull Shark

A blunt-nosed, dangerous, gray shark that can also live in fresh water rivers and lakes.
Bull shark

Bull Shark

(Simple version)
A blunt-nosed, dangerous, gray shark can that live in fresh water rivers and lakes.


Camel

Camels are large mammals that live in dry areas. Go to a giraffe quiz or go to the answers.


Cape Buffalo

Cape Buffalo are large, hoofed mammals that live in African savannas.

Cape Hunting Dog

The Cape Hunting Dog hunts in packs in Africa.


Cat

House cats are great pets.


Ceratosaurus

A meat-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic theropod; it has small a snout horn.


CHEETAH

The cheetah is the fastest land animal. Or go to a simple cheetah coloring printout (just the image).

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzees are very intelligent apes from Africa; they are closely related to humans.


Coelacanth

The Coelacanth (pronounced SEE-la-canth) is a primitive fish that was thought to have been extinct for millions of years, but a living Coelacanth was caught in 1938.


Common Egret

The common egret (also called the great egret) is a large wading bird.
Thresher shark

Common Thresher Shark

The Common Thresher Shark is a shark whose tail fin has a greatly elongated upper lobe.


Crab

A crab is an animal with a shell. It has eyes on stalks on its head.


Crane

Cranes are large wading birds with long legs and a long neck.


Crayfish

Freshwater crustaceans with four pairs of walking legs.
cricket

Cricket

Crickets are jumping insects.


Crocodile

Crocodiles are meat-eating reptiles with a long, tapered snout.


Dinichthys

Dunkleosteus was a extinct, armored fish from the family Dinichthys. This extinct family of fishes lived during the Late Devonian period, about 400 million years ago.
Dodo

Dodo

The dodo is an extinct, flightless bird that lived on an island in the Indian Ocean near Africa. Or go to a dodo quiz or the answers.


Dogfish Shark

A small, very common, relatively harmless shark found worldwide.


Dolphin

A dolphin is a small, toothed whale, a marine mammal.


Dragonfly

The dragonfly is a flying insect with a long abdomen.


Dromedary

The dromedary is the one-humped camel (also known as the Arabian Camel). Go to a giraffe quiz or go to the answers.


Dunkleosteus

An extinct, heavily armored fish from the family Dinichthys. It lived during the Late Devonian period, about 400 million years ago.


Earthworm

An earthworm is a little animal with a long, soft body and no legs.


Echinoderms

Spiny-skinned, bottom-dwelling marine invertebrates with five-fold symmetry.


Egret

The egret is a large wading bird.


Elephant

There are two types of elephants, the Indian Elephant and the African Elephant.

Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish are brightly-colored, flattened fish that live in shallow warm waters.
Fabrosaurus

Fabrosaurus

A small, primitive plant-eating dinosaur from South Africa.


Fennec Fox

The Fennec fox is a small, desert fox with very large ears; it lives in the Sahara and in northern Saudi Arabia.

Flamingo

The Flamingo is a pink bird that eats with its head upside down. Go to a simple version (just the image).

Flamingo Read-and-Answer Quiz

Read about the flamingo, then answer questions about it. Or go to the answers.


Flamingo Label Me! Printout

Label a diagram of a flamingo.
Answers


Fly

The common house fly is a small, flying insect.


Forest Antelope

Also called the bongo, this large, striped antelope lives in African forests.


Forest Giraffe

The Forest Giraffe is another name for the Okapi, a giraffe-like mammal from African rainforests.


Fox

The fox is a meat-eating mammal with a long, bushy tail.


Frog

Tadpoles grow up to be frogs.


Fruit Bat

Fruit bats are large bats that eat fruits and flowers.


Fugu

Also called pufferfish, blowfish and globefish, this poisonous fish can swallow water to double its size.


Gazelle

Gazelles live in herds in Africa.


Gecko

Geckos are the only lizards that make noise.

Gerbil

The gerbil is a small, long-tailed rodent that is native to dry, sandy areas of Africa and Asia.

GIRAFFE

The giraffe is the tallest land animal. Go to a giraffe quiz or go to the answers.


Giraffe and Baby

A mother and baby to color.


Globefish

Also called pufferfish, blowfish and fugu, this poisonous fish can swallow water to double its size.


Gnu

The gnu is a fast-running, herding, grass-eater from eastern Africa. Also known as the wildebeest.


Goat

Goats are sure-footed, hoofed mammals.


Golden Eagle

Golden Eagles are large birds of prey.


Gorilla

Gorillas are great apes from Africa. They are in danger of extinction. Go to a gorilla quiz or go to the answers.


Gorilla Read-and-Answer Quiz

Read the text then answer the questions. Or go to the answers.


Grasshopper

Grasshoppers are insects that can hop, walk, and fly. There are about 10,000 different species of grasshoppers.


Gray Parrot

The African Gray Parrot is an intelligent, talkative bird.


Great Blue Heron

A large wading bird with distinctive plumage and a long, sharp bill.


Great Egret

The great egret, also known as the common egret, is a large wading bird.


Great Hammerhead Shark

A large predatory fish with a hammer-shaped head.


Great White Shark
(Simple Version)

An enormous, ferocious predator found worldwide.


Great White Shark
(Simple Version)

An enormous, ferocious predator found worldwide.


Hammerhead Shark

Large predators with a hammer-shaped head.


Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are small mammals that can roll into a prickly ball.


Hermit Crab

Hermit crabs are crabs that lack a hard shell; they use a discarded shell for protection.


Heron

A large wading bird with distinctive plumage and a long, sharp bill.


HIPPOPOTAMUS

The hippopotamus is a large mammal that stays in the water a lot. Go to a hippo quiz or go to the answers.


Honey Bee

Honey bees are insects that live in a hive and make honey.


Horseshoe Crab

The horseshoe crab is a hard-shelled animal that lives in warm coastal waters on the sea floor.


House Fly

The common house fly is a small, flying insect.


Human Skeleton -Labeled

Human adults have 206 bones in their body - learn the names of the major bones.


Human Skeleton - Unlabeled

You can label the major bones in this human skeleton printout.


Hyena

A meat-eating mammal that hunts and scavenges prey.


Iguanodon

A slow, heavy, herding, plant-eating dinosaur that had thumb-spikes. Iguanodon was the second dinosaur discovered.


Iguanodon

(Simple version)
A slow, heavy, herding, plant-eating dinosaur that had thumb-spikes. Iguanodon was the second dinosaur discovered.


Impala

A high-jumping, lightly-built antelope from southern Africa.

Jackass Penguin

A small penguin from off the coast of southern Africa.
Janenschia

Janenschia

Janenschia was a huge, plant-eating dinosaur with an elongated neck and tail. It was a sauropod from the late Jurassic period, about 156 million to 150 million years ago.


Jellyfish

Jellyfish are animals that have stinging tentacles.


Jerboa

The jerboa is a small, long-tailed rodent that hops.

John Dory
The John Dory is a spiny fish with a black spot on its side.



Kentrosaurus

A spiked, plated, plant-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period.


King Crab

Also known as the horseshoe crab, this invetebrate has a hard-shell and lives in warm coastal waters on the sea floor.


Lemur

Large-eyed primates from Madagascar.


Leopard

Leopards are widely-distributed, spotted wild cats.


Lion

A group of lions is called a pride.


Livingstone's Fruit Bat

A very large bat from Africa that eat fruits and flowers.


Manatee

Manatees are gentle, slow-swimming, aquatic mammals.


Mandrill

Mandrills are large, brightly-colored Old World monkeys.


Man-of-War

The Portuguese man-of-war is a floating colony of animals that has very long, stinging tentacles. It lives in warm ocean waters.


Massospondylus

An early plant-eating dinosaur with a long neck and long tail.


Mastodon

Mastodons were shaggy, tusked herbivores.
Match syllables

Match the Syllables: African Animals

Match the syllables to make 10 African animals. The words are lion, zebra, hippo, rhino, eland, gazelle, cheetah, ostrich, giraffe, monkey. Or go to the answers.


Meerkat

Meerkats (also known as suricates) are a type of mongoose that can stand upright.


Megalosaurus

This large meat-eater was the first dinosaur named.


Mole

Moles are almost-blind, burrowing mammals.


Mongoose

Mongooses are sleek, meat-eating mammals.


Moschops

Moschops is an extinct plant-eater that lived before the dinosaurs.


Mosquito

A small flying insect that is a carrier of disease.


Mountain Gorilla

Mountain Gorillas are great apes from mountain forests in Africa. They are in grave danger of extinction.


Mouse

Mice are small rodents with long, scaly tails.


Naked Mole-Rat

Small, almost hairless rodents who live in underground colonies in Africa.


Nightingale

A small songbird that sings beautiful, complex songs, often at night.


Octopus

Octopi have eight arms and live on the sea floor.


Okapi

The Okapi is a nocturnal, giraffe-like mammal from African rainforests.
oryx

Oryx

Oryx are long-horned antelopes from dry areas in Africa and Asia.


Ostrich

The ostrich is the largest bird. It can't fly, but it runs very fast.


Ostrich
Printable Read and Answer Worksheet

Read about the ostrich, then answer questions about it. Or go to the answers.


Ouranosaurus

A sail-backed plant-eaing dinosaur with a beak.


Ouranosaurus

(Simple version)
A sail-backed plant-eating dinosaur with a beak.


Owl

Owls are nocturnal hunters with eyes that face forwards.


Oyster

The oyster is a bivalve, a soft-bodied marine animal that is protected by two hard shells.


Pachycephalosaurus

A dome-headed, plant-eating dinosaur.


Pachycephalosaurus

(Simple version)
A dome-headed, plant-eating dinosaur.
Painted Lady Butterfly
Painted Lady Butterfly

A very widespread and common butterfly.
Painted Lady Butterfly

Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle

The life cycle of this common butterfly.


Pangolin

The pangolin is an insect-eating mammal that has protective scales on its body.


Pantropical Spotted Dolphin

The Pantropical Spotted Dolphin is a small, toothed whale from tropical waters worldwide.


Parrot

The African Gray Parrot is an intelligent, talkative bird.

Penguin, Jackass

A small penguin from islands off the coast of southern Africa - also called the African or Black-footed Penguin.


Pig

The pig is a mammal with a flat snout.


Pigeon

This dove thrives in cities around the world.


Porpoise

A small, toothed whale, a marine mammal also called the dolphin.


Portuguese Man-of-War

The Portuguese man-of-war is a floating colony of animals that has very long, stinging tentacles. It lives in warm ocean waters.


Pufferfish

Also called blowfish and fugu, this poisonous fish can swallow water to double its size.


Python

Pythons are snakes that kill by constricting their prey.


Quagga

The quagga is a recently-extinct relative of the zebra. Go to a quagga read-and-answer quiz or go to the answers.


Rabbit

A fast-moving mammal with long ears.


Rat

The rat is a rodent with a long tail and a pointed snout.


Rays

Rays are flat fish with no bones, only cartilage.


Redbilled Oxpecker

Redbilled Oxpeckers are birds that perch on large mammals in southern Africa.


Red Fox

The Red Fox is a meat-eating mammal with a long, bushy tail.


Rhamphorhynchus

An extinct, flying, fish-eating reptile with a long tail; it lived during the late Jurassic period.


Rhinoceros

The rhinoceros is a large, thick-skinned mammal with one or two horn-like spikes on its head.


Ring-tailed Lemur

A large-eyed primate from Madagascar.


Rock Dove

Also known as the pigeon, this dove thrives in cities around the world.


Salamander

Salamanders are amphibians that retain their tail as an adult.


Sand Dollar

Sand Dollars are echinoderms, disk-shaped spiny-skinned sea bed animals that have 5-part radial symmetry.

Savanna

A savanna is a hot, seasonally dry grassland with scattered trees.


Scorpion

A venomous arachnid with a large stinger on its tail.


Sea Anemone

A predatory animal that looks like a flower and lives on the ocean floor.


Sea Cow

Sea cow is another name for manatee. Sea cows are gentle, slow-swimming, aquatic mammals.


Seahorse

The seahorse is a very strange fish that lives in warm water.


Sea Lion

Sea lions are eared seals that live on coastlines.


Sea Star

Sea stars, another name for starfish, are animals that live on the ocean floor.


Sea Urchin

A spiny, globular animal that lives on the ocean floor.


Sei Whale

A baleen whale found almost worldwide. It is also called the Sardine whale, the Pollack whale, the Coalfish whale, the Japan Finner, and Rudolphi's Rorqual.


Serval

The Serval is a long-legged African wild cat.


Shrew

Shrews are tiny mammals that are quite ferocious.


Shrimp

Shrimp are small, bottom-dwelling crustaceans with a translucent exoskeleton.


Skeleton

Human adults have 206 bones in their body.


Skeleton - Unlabeled

You can label the major bones in this human skeleton printout.


Spectacled Porpoise

A porpoise (a small toothed whale) from the Southern Hemisphere.


Spider

Spiders have eight legs.


Spinosaurus

A huge meat-eating dinosaur with a sail-back fin.


Spotted Hyena

A meat-eating mammal that hunts and scavenges prey.


Spotted Dolphin

The Pantropical Spotted Dolphin is a small, toothed whale from tropical waters worldwide.


Starfish

Sea stars, another name for starfish, are animals that live on the ocean floor.


Stegosaurus

A plant-eating dinosaur with rows of plates on its back and spikes on its tail.


Stegosaurus

(Simple version)
A plant-eating dinosaur with rows of plates on its back and spikes on its tail.
Stegosaurus Skeleton

Stegosaurus Skeleton

See the bones of this huge, plated plant-eater.


Suricate

Suricates (also known as meerkats) are a type of mongoose that can stand upright.
Syntarsus

Syntarsus

A fast-moving, meat-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period.
Syntarsus

Syntarsus

(Simple version)
A fast-moving, meat-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period.


Tarantula

A tarantula is a large, hairy spider.


Toad

Toads are amphibians with poison glands; they usually have bumpy skin.
Warthog

Warthog

The warthog is a wild pig from Africa.


Wasp

Wasps are insects with 2 pairs of wings and strong jaws. Many wasps sting.


White Rhinoceros

The White rhinoceros is a large rhino with gray skin and two horn-like spikes on its head.


White-Spotted Dolphin

Also called the Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, this small, toothed whale is found in tropical waters worldwide.


Wild Cat

African Wild Cats are fierce, solitary hunters.


Wildebeest

The wildebeest is a fast-running, herding, grass-eater from eastern Africa. Also known as the gnu.


Worm

Worms are little animals with a long, soft body and no legs. Earthworms are worms that benefit the soil.


Yellow Jacket

A yellow jacket is a type of social wasp, a flying, stinging insect.


Yellow Mongoose

The Yellow Mongoose is a sleek, 2 ft long mammal from southern Africa.


Zebra

Zebras are hoofed mammals that have black and white stripes.
zebra

Zebra

(Simple version)
Zebras are hoofed mammals that have black and white stripes.

Zorilla

The Zorilla is a skunk-like mammal that lives in Africa.
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Amphibians Arachnids Birds Cats Dogs Dinosaurs Fish Insects Mammals Invertebrates Reptiles
Camouflaged Endangered Hibernating Life Cycles Migratory Nocturnal Poisonous Underground Venomous
Africa Antarctica Arctic Asia Australia Europe North America South America
Coral Reef Desert Grassland Pond Coniferous Forest Ocean Temperate Deciduous Forest Tropical Rainforest Tundra More Biomes
Simple Animal Printouts Guidelines for Writing a Report on an Animal Animal Report Graphic Organizers

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In addition to printing the animals, you can copy a printout (click here for instructions) and paste it into a painting program (like Paint) and color the animal there. (Thanks to Grace P. from Thorngrove School for this great idea.)


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