While much attention is rightly paid to Africa’s Big Five, we believe the continent’s smaller wildlife deserve their due, as well. Enter Africa’s Little Five. These tiny fellas often get overlooked—and not simply because of their minuscule size. Yet they play a vital role in maintaining the diverse and delicate African eco-system. So, let’s take a closer look these half pints.
Why did I decide on the places we’ll be visiting? Well, in the late 1990s I worked on a book about South Africa’s biomes which really brought home the amazing biological diversity of this amazing country of ours.