SELOUS GAME RESERVE
Selous Game Reserve is Africa's world's largest protected wildlife vicinity. It occupies 55,000 sq Km. It was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous big game hunter and early conservationist, who died in this territory in 1917 while fighting against the Germans in World War I. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982 due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature.
Some of the typical animals of the Savanna (i.e. large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary, and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. The reserve has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grasslands can be found in this park in a larger numbers than in any other African park.
Selous Game Reserve is located in the Southern part of Tanzania just 7 hours, of drive from Dar-es-salaam and local airline provides scheduled flights and the best time to visit is dry season from June to October.
Birdlife: Different species of birds around (350 catalogued species) have been recorded including green-