Okavango Delta – Botswana

The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Grassland) (formerly spelled Okovango or Okovanggo) in Botswana is a very large, swampy inland delta formed where the Okavango River reaches a tectonic trough in the central part of the endorheic basin of the Kalahari.

People

The Okavango Delta peoples consist of five ethnic groups, each with its own ethnic identity and language.

Wildlife

The Okavango delta is both a permanent and seasonal home to a wide variety of wildlife which is now a popular tourist attraction.[7]

Species include African bush elephantAfrican buffalohippopotamuslechwetsessebesitatungablue wildebeestAngolan giraffeNile crocodileSouthwest African lionSouth African cheetahAfrican leopardbrown hyenaspotted hyenaspringbokgreater kudusable antelopesouth-central black rhinocerossouthern white rhinocerosBurchell’s zebracommon warthog and chacma baboon.

Via Wikiwand

 

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