With the fundamental techniques so beautifully illustrated in these pages, you’ll be able to create a menagerie of animals normally found deep in the African jungle. Easy-to-follow diagrams help you quickly learn the basic origami folds, including the kite, valley, mountain, inside and outside reverse, and pleat. So before long, a parade of hyenas, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, gorillas, lions, zebras, gazelles, and elephants will emerge from the paper. For a little extra fun, choose papers in animal prints and muted colors to capture the feel of the creatures, or use unusual colors and patterns for whimsical effects. All it takes is some paper, a bit of glue, a pair of scissors, your powers of concentration and this handy guide, to transport you deep into a magical origami jungle.