Published On: Tue, May 17th, 2016

7 Parks in Africa to visit

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Africa is said to be the land of wild animals. Africa holds a few of the world’s many opaque populace of wildlife and the richest variety of fauna of any continent on our globe, credit to its massive sceneries with various climates arraying from subarctic to tropical. Africa has a mixture of habitats ranging from tropical rainforest to savannah plains to the arid Sahara desert that gives residence to a large range of wildlife. Extensively considered as the spot where human life initiated, Africa is dwelling to numerous of the world’s charming animals and also the endangered. The continent of Africa has the maximum national parks all over the world with 335 national parks as of 2014 that defends over 1,100 species of mammals, 100,000 species of insects, 2,600 species of birds, and 3,000 species of fishes.

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Here is the list of national parks you can visit.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is situated in the northwest Tanzania. At its center, which is the impressive Ngorongoro Crater, has an elderly volcano which was distorted and shaped a hollow.

Nechisar National Park

Nechisar National Park is an undersized park which has 514 sq km and situated in an exceptionally beautiful part of the Rift Valley floor amid two lakes. The park is surrounded to the east by Amaro hills that ascend to almost 2000 m, and to the north set the perennially red waters of Lake Abaya.

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Central Kalahari Game Reserve in the Kalahari Desert of Botswana envelops the place of 52,800 km², almost two times the size of Massachusetts, creating it the second major game reserve on the globe.

Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is situated in northwestern Namibia. It extends a region of 22,270 sq km and takes its title from the huge silvery, white Etosha salt pan which coats almost one-quarter of the Etosha National Park

Chobe National Park

The Chobe National Park is situated in the northwest of Botswana, close to the borders of Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia and famous for its stunning elephant populace. It holds probably 50,000 elephants.

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is included in the major game reserves in Africa and included in the largest national parks on the globe, which has almost 19,485 sq km. It is moreover South Africa’s initial national park inaugurated in 1926, though the regions of the park are sheltered by the government since 1898.

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli magnetizes travelers chiefly as of its gigantic flocks of an elephant, but the park is also residence to numerous predators like lion, cheetah, and leopard.

 

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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