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Chic African Culture Africa Factbook

Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

Feet are the best part of the chicken recipe

Chicken feet dishes are considered a delicacy in many parts of Africa learn how to prepare chicken feet recipes the easy way. Feet are the best part of the chicken recipe Chicken feet dishes and recipes are found all over the world. Chicken feet are unused in many parts of the world but are considered a delicacy in many parts of Africa. The African Gourmet will show you how to prepare chicken feet recipes the easy way. Chicken feet are available to many people at affordable prices. How to prepare chicken feet the best way is with the African food recipe of chicken feet sauteed with wild mustard green leaves. Chicken feet have a unique flavor of sharp mustard greens and sauteed with chicken feet simmered into a delicious and easy chicken feet African food recipe. African food recipes are easy to make at home. Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 30 min Feet are the best part of the chicken recipe Ingredients 4 cleaned and prepared chicken feet cut i

African Wild Pigs

Facts about African wild pigs Learn about a face only a mother could love African wild pigs also known as warthogs. 1.   African wild pigs live in many countries of Africa; Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. 2.         Scientific name of African wild pig is Phacochoerus aethiopicus. 3.         Warthogs are a wild member of the pig family. 4.         African wild pigs are very strong, smart animals. 5.         Adult males average 28 to 30 inches long and 250 pounds; adult females average 25 to 28 inches long and 150 pounds. 6.         African wild pig average lifespan is 15 years. 7.         African wild pig are omnivorous eating both plants and meat. 8.         The African wild pig will use its snout and tusks to dig for bulbs, tubers, and roots during the dry season. 9.         During the wet season, they may eat earthworms and other small

Farming African Lions

Hunting of lions in fenced areas is called canned hunting where a fully-grown, captive bred lion is taken from its pen to an enclosed area where it tracked for hours before being shot dead by trophy hunters and it is all completely legal.  There are now more lions held in captivity, upwards of 5,000 in Africa than live wild, about 2,000. Canned lion hunting on lion farms and private hunting reserves in South Africa guarantee hunters easy trophy heads in exchange for upwards of $50,000 by hunting lions born and bred in cages.   Killing Lions Born and Raised on Farms According to Wildlife Extra, tourist hunters kill around 105,000 animals per year, including around 640 elephants, 3,800 buffalo, 600 lions, and 800 leopards. The great majority of lion populations in Africa have declined. Every single day in South Africa, around three caged bred lions are being killed in canned hunts while hundreds more are slaughtered annually for the lion bone trade. Captive lion breeders argue it

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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