The Impossible Five and the Ugly Five

It all started with the Big Five, but then came the Shy Five and the Little Five and now also have the…

The Impossible Five

There has also been comment on the impossible five, because of them being so elusive and hard to find.  They are the:

  • Aardvark
  • Cape mountain leopard
  • Pangolin
  • White lion (in the wild)
  • Riverine rabbit

The White Lion, one of the Impossible Five

The Ugly Five

And the ugly five – and if you’ve seen them, you know that they deserve this title, although having said that, they are no less interesting and they do add to the whole African experience!  They are the:

  • Hyena
  • Wildebeest
  • Warthog
  • Vulture
  • Marabou Stork

The Warthog, one of the Ugly Five

Not sure which are the Big Five? – Read our post here: BigFive

If you would like to find out about our Academic Field Trips, please feel free to contact us, and visit our website: African Insight

Gwyn Fryer

Self-drive Consultant & Administration

087 940 3553

We used information from the following websites to write the article:

About Andrew Anderson

Managing Director: African Insight - Travel Experiences That Make A Difference African Insight - Explorations Tourism Concessionaire - Somkhanda Game Reserve
This entry was posted in Wildlife facts. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s