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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
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
Shoulder height: 1.4m Description: herbivore Both male and female buffalo has curled horns with a thick base.
Found in: Caprivi

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.
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.
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.

Mammal species,
Bird species



Common Name: African elephant/Olifant
Scientific Name: Loxodonta africana
Endangered level: LC
TIt 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.

Elephants are almost hairless and have two large thrusting teeth that grow downward and forward.

They produce one offspring every 4/5 years. Cows and calves move in family herds and bulls in small herds or alone.


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