Like other dogs, African wild dogs are highly social. They usually live in packs of six to twenty individuals with a dominant breeding pair. They communicate through a variety of vocalisations, movements and touch.
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Baboons are noisy, sociable animals that live in big groups. They are similar to humans in so many ways. The bond between mother and infant baboon is very special, for example, and baboons even follow a daily routine much like our own!
Beavers are social animals, living in large family groups of monogamous parents, young kits, and the yearlings from the previous spring.
Masters of camouflage and expert rock climbers, this goat-like animal lives in the mountains of the Himalayas.
These majestic animals cross vast distances in huge numbers when migrating to find food and water.
They might look like a large gentle rabbit, but brown hares are powerful athletes that can reach speeds of 45mph. They’re also famous for their boxing skills!
Baby camels are born without humps. They are however able to run within hours of birth. They call to their mothers with a lamb-like “baa” sound. Mother and child camel pairings are extremely close, staying together for several years.
Reindeer, as they are known in Europe and Asia, and caribou in the Americas, are large deer adapted for Arctic conditions.