One of the ways to build up your African wildlife is to visit dollar stores, even the supermarket to buy toy animals. When a metal giraffe can cost $20 or more each, a bag of cheapo animals can cost a buck. So you get only one useful animal, for the cost of one giraffe you can get a herd of giraffes.
More of the various HaT British Colonial forces. Their Indian Army and some of the Egyptian and British Camel troops.
Hunters, "Jane" and drummers from the Airfix / HaT Tarzan figures. The local tribes often assisted the British army with guides and porters.