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Africa is the second largest continent on the Earth and includes about 22 percent of the Earth's land mass. It is also the second most populous continent, with 1.1 billion people, 16 percent of the world's population as ... More »

The continent of Africa features a number of fun facts, such as it is the second largest continent in the world. It contains the second largest population per continent, and it is the oldest populated continent. The cont... More »

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The sulcata tortoise goes by many names, including the African spurred tortoise, spurred tortoise and grooved tortoise. The sulcata tortoise is the third largest tortoise in the world and the largest in continental Afric... More »

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The continent of Africa features a number of fun facts, such as it is the second largest continent in the world. It contains the second largest population per continent, and it is the oldest populated continent. The cont... More »

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More than 50 countries are located on the continent of Africa. A large part of Africa experiences a tropical or desert climate. The world's largest desert, the Sahara, is located on the continent of Africa. Africa is the... More »

Africa is the second largest among the seven traditionally recognized continents in the world, which include Asia, South America, North America, Antarctica, Australia and Europe. As of 2015, Africa is also the second mos... More »

Most people visit Africa to see the "big five," which refers to five of the continent's greatest wild animals and includes the lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino. No other continent offers an opportunity to see s... More »