African Communities

A virtual visit to the savannah

Beautiful dioramas depict an array of African environments -- such as grasslands, woodlands, riverbanks, bushlands and valleys -- and the exotic animals which inhabit them.

  • See taxidermied specimens of lions, antelope, wildebeest and other African animals from the museum's natural history collections.
  • Learn about each animal's important role within its community.
  • Discover how overpopulation can cause competition for food, water and space.