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5 main natural attractions of Botswana

Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta – a picturesque and unique place. This amazing river does not fall into any body of water and thus remains affluent. On its banks have found refuge many African animals, especially those which most of the time are in the water: hippos and crocodiles. The meeting of the Kalahari Desert to the Okavango River gave birth to a heavenly place that is called the pearl of the Kalahari. This is one of the largest river deltas in the world area of ​​15,000 square kilometers, and for this area are scattered numerous small towns, camping and hotels for tourists to enjoy the amazing views can be quite comfortable.

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Reserve Linayati

This reserve is part of the famous theme park, Chobi. The river that flows here, restricts it from the lands of Namibia. Landscape paintings decorate the lagoon, surrounded by lush green forests. Here in the winter elephants come looking for food. Here is found a large number of bright birds (about three hundred species). Some of them are very rare. For example, a bird Narina Trogon. Also here you can find bee-eaters, white pelicans and red sunbirds. Here come in for the kill prides cat, packs of wild dogs and foxes single bolsheuhie.

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Khama Rhino Reserve

The reserve is located near important historical place for Botswana – gray village, the birthplace of its first president. At this point in the past were carried white and black rhinos, but to preserve and possibly multiply their number, environmentalists decided to create a sanctuary here, specializing in breeding them. But not only rhinos can be seen here: birds of prey, owls, jackals, leopards, lynxes and antelope live next door to them. Animals are protected by the army of Botswana.

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National Park Ban Nhai

This national park has a beautiful pond, which is located near the entrance. Around him is going to a large number of both large and small African animals. The best time to visit the park – the rainy season. It was at this time, you can see the young animals that are not as shy as their parents, and are closer to the contact with people. The fame of this park brought Thomas Baines, a famous painter who documented his work on local baobabs. Now these trees bear his name.

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Mokolodi Nature Reserve

Just ten kilometers from the capital of Botswana is a private reserve Mokolodi. On weekends, there are organized presentation: after an exciting safari you can relax and enjoy the ritual dances of the local tribe Bakwena under a starry sky. Besides the fact that you can see rare animals, as well as a restaurant, a botanical garden and shop at a special store. It also offers a walk with elephants, lions park, a rare white rhinos and crocodiles swimming pools.

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