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Zambia offers a more natural experience

An Authentic Experience
Unlike other safari locations throughout Africa, Zambia offers a more natural experience. The camps and lodges are quite comfortable and luxurious, but the focus has always been placed on the guided safaris. That’s why Peter Jon Lindberg of Travel + Leisure turned to EXPLORE’s own Cherri Briggs to guide him through what others call Africa’s “great unsung safari destination.”

In his article, Peter Jon Lindberg expounds on why he was determined to experience Zambia the way it was meant to be experienced:

“While big-name safari companies have made inroads, the field is still defined by intimately scaled river lodges and bush camps, many of them founded... Read more

Pride of Zambia
Most cat species live a fundamentally solitary existence, but the lion is an exception. It has developed a social system based on teamwork and a division of labor within the pride, and an extended but closed family unit centered around a group of related females. Read more
An Elephant in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia.

An elephant’s social life is organised around a family unit, which consists of an adult female and her offspring, and two or more closely related females and their offspring. Bulls leave the family unit at puberty when they are about 16 years old and join bachelor groups or move about alone.

The best guide for determining sex is to look at their head profiles; males have a rounded head and females a squarer head.

At birth, an elephant calf weighs 118kg (260 pounds) and is able to walk under its mothers belly for the first year. Elephants spend 16-18 hours a day grazing and browsing, from ground level to 18 feet or more into trees, when standing on their hind legs and stretching out their long trunks. They also use their trunks to squirt water into their mouths at seven litres a sip! In a full drinking session elephants... Read more

New Year's Message By Ambassador Palan Mulonda
On behalf of the Acting President of the Republic of Zambia, Dr. Guy Scott; the Government of the Republic of Zambia; the Staff at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington DC and indeed on my own behalf and my family, I would like to wish you a happy and successful 2015. As we enter into the New Year, let us take this time to reflect on the past year which was quite eventful. Read more
Did You Know
A relative of the horse family (Equidae) the zebra is a gregarious... Read more

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