National Parks in Botswana The Department of Wildlife in Botswana manages conservation areas very efficiently and rules of entry are strictly enforced. Unless you want to go to a Botswana prison, don't even try to bush camp in Botswana's National Parks. Chobe National Park This park lies to the north of Botswana and the Chobe River and forms a border with Zambia. Large areas of the park are covered with Mopane trees and mixed woodland. The area is the domain of huge herds of…
The okapi, also known as the forest giraffe or zebra giraffe, is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the Ituri Rainforest, located in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Central Africa. Although the okapi bears striped markings r
This moth is beautiful but it is deadly. The brightly colored Garden Tiger Moth with wingspan of up to 65 mm has varied wing designs. Its vibrant coloration serves as a warning to predators because its body fluids are poisonous.
The Abilene Zoo, in the town I did some growing up in, had a bridge right over the giraffe paddock. The animals would come up, and while you couldn't touch them, you got to see a rare site: the top of a giraffe's head.