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Namibia

Wildlife

Nowhere else on earth does such diverse life exist in such harsh conditions. On the gravel plains live ostriches, zebras, gemsboks, springboks, mongooses, ground squirrels and small numbers of other animals, such as black-backed jackals, bat-eared foxes, caracals, aardwolfs and brown hyenas. Along the coast, penguins and seals thrive in the chilly Atlantic currents and in the barren Erongo mountains and Waterberg plateau the last wild black rhinoceros populations are slowly recovering.