13 November 2012 06:33 | By Kate Hodges
National Animals of African Countries


Algeria (© YURIKO NAKAO/Newscom/RTR)
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North African nation Algeria opted for the rare and cuddly Fennec fox. It is the smallest fox species in the world and is instantly recognised by its large ears. The cream coloured fox has many differences from other types of foxes - most likely due to the animal's adaptation to its hot desert environment.


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