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It doesn’t end there. Did you know that there is a list of safari animals categorised as the “ugly 5?” These species may be ugly in appearance, but they play a significant role in the ecosystems found in Southern Africa. The African bush, simply would not be the same without them.
The Little 5 is a group small mammals and insects that are related to the Big Five by their names and physical characteristics. We’ve described each of them in this blog.
Planning an African safari is simply incomplete without experiencing the Big 5 of wildlife in Southern Africa. This includes the African lion, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros.
Chobe National Park is a wildlife sanctuary that lies in the North Eastern corner Botswana. This area, which combines multiple ecosystems and habitats, is well worth adding to any Botswana safari.
Locals call it Mosi-oa Tunya, meaning “the smoke that thunders”, Victoria Falls is one the most famous iconic destinations in Africa. It is also one of the most visited tourist destinations on the continent. Most visitors take a few days to see the largest curtain of water falling in the world and then sign up for the many adventure activities available.
The Lower Zambezi National Park remains one of Zambia’s hidden gems. Though Victoria falls and the more well-known South Luangwa National Park draw a lot of attention, the Lower Zambezi National Park is equally breathtaking and deserves just as much attention. Here, you will enjoy abundant wildlife, seclusion and a temperate climate.