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Learn 10 more animal names in Swahili

Swahili (also called Kiswahili) is an important language spoken in East Africa (in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and additional countries). You may already be familiar with some Swahili words, such as simba for lion. Here are 10 more animal names in Swahili:

EnglishSwahili
rhinocerosfaru
elephanttembo
giraffetwiga
hippopotamuskiboko
hyraxpimbi
warthogngiri
leopardchui
cheetahduma
hyenafisi
snakenyoka

By Megan Strauss, courtesy of Wild Nature Institute

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This episode of Candid Animal Cam originally appeared on Mongabay.com.