Vark Staalwol

South African Merino Sheep

Vark Staalwol is an Afrikaans name meaning ‘Pig Steel-wool‘ pronounced {Far’k Stall-Vaughl} – a completely random name for a completely random dude. Vark Staalwol is a character that believes that how you were raised or where you come from does not define you, but if you discover your true self and decide to follow that path, you will find true happiness. Vark Staalwol started the PartLy Animals movement by breaking the mold and not following the herd. Vark Staalwol loves bright colours, loud music and challenging the status quo.
Now as a proud resident of “The Bush“, Vark loves to chill out to tunes and making new friends.

Favorite Song: Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Shallow Pig

Southern Warthog

Shallow Pig found his name from the direct translation of the Afrikaans name for warthog, vlakvark.
Warthogs, as wild members of the pig family are found in grasslands, savannah and woodlands throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Shallow Pig might be small, but he has the heart of a lion. Fierce and cunning, he will never back down for anything. Cute, tough and a little bit crazy, Shallow Pig is not afraid to stand at the frontline to defend his friends and what he believes in.

Favorite Song: Be Yourself – Audioslave

Buck Springsteen

Springbok

Buck Springsteen is not your average antelope, a tech guru and lover of old school Rock ‘n Roll, Buck spends his free time rockin’ out to the classics and dabbling in Crypto trading. No fear for bulls and bears when your making bucks.
Springboks are medium sized antelope found mainly in southwestern Africa. Pans, dry river beds and grass savannah are their preferred habitat. The name Springbok means “jump” “antelope”, because they often go into bouts of repeated high leaps of up to 2 meters high.
The Springbok is the national animal of South Africa.

Favorite Song: Tougher Than The Rest – Bruce Springsteen

King Leon

African Lion

Who wants to be King of the Jungle, when you can be King of “The Bush“. Inspired by Vark Staalwol’s individuality and tenacity, King Leon decreed that “The Bush” will be a utopia for all, where you can be exactly who you want to be.
One of the Big Five, Lions command attention with their grace and majesty. Lions are found in Sub-Saharan Africa living in grassy plains and open woodlands. Lions are the second largest cat species in the world.
A lion roar can be heard as far as 8 kilometers.

Favorite Song: Royals – Lorde

Elon Tusk

African Elephant

Elon Tusk, the gentle giant. Inspired by South African born tech mogul and billionaire namesake, Elon uses his size and power to help and protect his environment and fellow PartLy Animals, because “with great power comes great responsibility“.
The African Elephant is the largest land mammal in the world, they can weigh up to 7 tons and grow to 3.3 meters tall at the shoulder. African Elephants are found in open and closed savannah, grasslands and arid deserts across Central and Sub-Saharan Africa. In spite of multiple and rigorous conservation measures across the continent, Elephant poaching and the demand for ivory are driving this mammal toward extinction. The African Elephant has been declared endangered in 2021.

Favorite Song: Africa – Toto

BWB aka Blue Wild Beast

Blue Wildebeest

BWB is a team player at heart. All wildebeest know that there is strength in numbers, but BWB knows that when each member in a team embraces their best qualities that team can become unstoppable. As part of the PartLy Animals, BWB is an advocate for enhancing your best skills to make the whole unit better. No one is better at being you than you, so be the best you you can be.
Part of the antelope family, wildebeest can be found in open woodlands and open grassy plains across Sub-Saharan Africa. Wildebeest congregate in large numbers and can migrate thousands of kilometers each year.

Favorite Song: I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts

Sneaks McGee

Nile Crocodile

Sneaks McGee – sneaky, cunning and not to be underestimated. Sneaks, like all crocodiles have always had a bad rap, but Sneaks has learned that in “The Bush” he can use his skills for good. Sneaks teaches his fellow PartLy Animals that when you are stereotyped by the world to use it to your advantage. The greatest success stories are born from being underestimated. Show the world your greatness by what you achieve and how you live your life, not by what they think of you.
Found widespread across Africa, Nile Crocodiles average about 5 meters in length but in some instances can grow to 7 meters.

Favorite Song: Believer – Imagine Dragons

Ryan The Tank

White Rhinoceros

As tough as it gets, Ryan The Tank is a force to be reckoned with. Ryan knows that the only thing that can stand in the way of brut strength is pride. This is why Ryan lives his life striving for humility, using his power to empower those around him.
The White Rhinoceros’ name is not derived from its color, but from the Dutch word ‘weit‘ meaning wide, referring to it’s square lipped structure. Rhinos are found in open savannah and grassland areas.
Although the Rhino has no natural predators, the Rhino population is constantly under extreme pressure due to Rhino poaching.

Favorite Song: Times Like These – Foo Fighters

Cam L Horse

Cape Giraffe

P. A. R. T. Why? Because he loves it! Cam L Horse loves to have a good time, just give him a beat and he’ll be on the dance floor all night long. Cam chose his name as a play on words from the Afrikaans name for giraffe, ‘kameelperd‘, which directly translates to camel-horse. Got it? Whenever the PartLy Animals want to have some fun, they know to give Cam a call.
The world’s tallest mammals, giraffes can grow close to 6 meters tall.
Found anywhere from dense forests to open plains, giraffes are native to more than 15 African countries.

Favorite Song: Sorry For Party Rocking – LMFAO

Juan Zee

Plains Zebra

Eccentric, outspoken and one of a kind, Juan Zee knows how to stand out in the crowd. As Cam L Horse’s partner in crime, Juan loves to amp up the fun wherever he goes.
Also known as the Burchell’s Zebra, the Plains Zebra is the most common zebra species, found in grasslands and savannah woodlands. The black and white stripes are unique to each zebra and as distinctive as human fingerprints.

Favorite Song: Let’s Get Ridiculous – Redfoo