Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park in Namibia

The Etosha National Park in the North of Namibia is one of the most important wildlife and nature conservation areas in Africa and was established by the German Governor von Lindequist in 1907. The heart of this game park is the Etosha Pan (Etosha = place of dry water), a broad, flat plain of more than 5000 kilometres.

In the Etosha 144 species of mammals live in an area of 22270kmĀ² including elephants, giraffe, wildebeests and black rhinos. Among the predators are lions, cheetahs, leopards and several wild cat species as well as hyenas and jackals. Various species of antelope, from the majestic eland to the smallest antelope - the Damara dik dik, can be observed as well.

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