10 Captivating Animals Exclusive to Africa

VirungaMountainGorillaMountain Gorilla

This subspecies is on the brink of extinction with only 600 to 700 left. They tend to be located in the mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda.

rhino-15-jan-14Black Rhinoceros

This type of rhino has become endangered due to supposed medicinal purposes of its horn. Poachers would kill the animal and sell the horn in Asian black markets. These animals make their home in South and West African nations. There are about 5,000 left.