Swaziland

National Animal of Swaziland

Thomson’s gazelle is the official national animal of Swaziland. The scientific name of the Thomson’s gazelle or the Tommie gazelle is Eudorcas thomsonii. The national animal of Swaziland, the Thomson’s gazelle is the smallest, daintiest and fastest of all gazelles, which was named after the Scottish explorer, Joseph Thomson who explored Africa in 1890. The word...

What Is The National Flower of Switzerland?

The national flower of Switzerland is Edelweiss. Its scientific name is Leontopodium alpinum (Lion’s Paw). Edelweiss is a mountainous flower which blooms annually between July and September. Flowers are one of the reasons for Switzerland’s beauty. Edelweiss is a star-shaped flower and belongs to the family of Sunflower and Daisy. It is white in color...