Extending over 290, 000 square miles, about the size of Texas, Zambia is the 39th largest country in the world. The country has one of the most diverse wildlife populations in the world thanks to the wide variety of habitats. Although there are no mountainous regions, there are lakes, swamps, vast flood plains, large permanent rivers, high rainfall plateaus, vast miombo woodlands, Kalahari sand and expansive grasslands which attract nearly three hundred different mammals and seven hundred and fifty bird species.
Zambia’s Protected Areas cover over 77,000 square miles or 30% of the country’s total landmass in the form of 19 National Parks and 36 Game Management Areas.
This films examines the importance of sport hunting in wildlife conservation in Zambia.