Mudumu National Park is home to one of the continent’s largest African elephant population, as well as buffalo, leopards, spotted hyena, hippos and crocodiles. For birdwatchers there are also around 430 bird species to be spotted, including snake eagles and fish eagles.
There is also plenty of wildlife outside Namibia’s national parks and nature reserves. The Namib Desert is far from lifeless with over 30 different species of dune dwelling lizards, antelopes, gazelles, desert elephants, jackals and meerkats. Okonjima is the home of the Africat Foundation, set amidst the Omboroko Mountains and to the west of Waterberg Plateau National Park. The Africat Foundation specialises in rehabilitating cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs and hyenas back into the wild.
Cape Cross Seal Reserve is an area protected by the government and is home to one of the largest Cape fur seal colonies in the world.