SimAnimals on the Nintendo DS allows players to bring the African adventure with them anywhere and play with friends! Featuring all of the animals included in the Wii adventure; the DS version also features exclusive animals such as parrots; cheetahs; meerkats; aardvarks and even a surprise secret animal as a reward for finishing the game! Build relationships with these wild; African animals; discover their secret abilities and use them to help solve challenges. Collect items to earn each reward badge in the game. The stylus and microphone allow players to interact with the animals and environment in a totally unique way. The friendly parrot is your guide through the African landscape. Talk to him through the DS microphone and he’ll repeat back what you said! Conquer the African kingdom in co-op mode; where friends can trade plants and animals and play together to achieve goals faster.