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It is the largest mammal found inland. The nose and upper lip is extended to form a trunk. They have a coarse, grey skin, often colored by mud and dust, huge ears and limbs. El...
Found in: Norther Region
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The lion is a pale yellow and sometimes a bit grayish. The underside of the belly is pale or white and the tail ends with a tuft of black hair.
Found in: Northern Namibia
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Shoulder height: 1.4m Description: herbivore Both male and female buffalo has curled horns with a thick base.
Found in: Caprivi
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The black rhino has a pointed upper lip, two horns on its nose, rounded ear tips and small eyes. It has a thick neck, hump and three toes on each foot. The skin is grey with ve...
Found in: northern and western Namibia
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The cheetah has a small head with small rounded ears. Black tear streaks run from the inner eyes down to the corners of the mouth. They are pale yellow with black spots, have a lo...
Found in: Central and northern Namibia
Throughout Namibia
They have grey-brown plumage, lightly speckled breast with small stripes on belly and flanks. Spotted eagle owls have tufts of feathers on the tip of its ears.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Throughout Namibia
Its an Omnivore. It is unmistakably the largest bird in this country. The male is black with white wings and chestnut brown tail feathers.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Throughout Namibia
They are totally black but on closer inspection you will find the plumage from glistening dark blue and purple to an oily black.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Throughout Namibia
Description: fruit, flowers and nectar They have a black head, red eye ring and a bright yellow under tail.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Throughout Namibia
They are totally black but on closer inspection you will find the plumage from glistening dark blue and purple to an oily black.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Throughout Namibia
Description: fruit, flowers and nectar They have a black head, red eye ring and a bright yellow under tail.
Found in: Throughout Namibia
Etosha National Park, Caprivi Strip, Kavango And Bushmanland
The plumage on the upper parts is brown and the tail is black.
Found in: Etosha National Park, Caprivi Strip, Kavango and Bushmanland


QUICK INFO

Your Travel Tips
You should carry your personal identification with you at all times. A photocopy of the relevant pages from your passport is sufficient.

If travelling along the Caprivi Strip, stick to the well-travelled routes.

You are advised to take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
Ativities
Quadbiking: splashing sand ontop of some the oldest and tallest sand dunes in the world.

Fishing: Freshwater fishing in Namibia has become a popular attraction for tourists. Take trip to Avis Dam close to Windhoek for example, where one can spend a relaxed day fishing.
Short History
Namibia was first colonised in the late nineteenth century, but in the course of 100 years, it had passed through many hands before becoming independent on 21 March 1990.

Namibia enjoys one of the few democratic dispensations in Africa. The visitor will find a society in which issues relating to the management of the state, and civil rights, are often debated with vigour.
Culture
Namibians are a heterogeneous society of many cultures.  The oldest inhabitants, the San, are great storytellers and love music. 

Owambo have a matrilineal descent social system. The Herero are a pastoral cattle-breeding people, The Himba women rub their bodies with a mixture of red ochre and fat, wear traditional body ornaments and garments. 
Largest Towns
Windhoek - Capital City.
Oshakati - Northern Region.
Swakopmund - Coastal Area.
Walvis Bay - Western Coastal.
Katima Mulilo - North Eatern.
Otjiwarongo - central Namibia.
Rundu - North Eastern.
ALL SPECIES NATIVE TO NAMIBIAN SAVANNAS
Fauna:

Mammal species,
 
Bird species
 


 
 


 
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