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Chobe National Park, renowned for its elephants is home to the largest concentration of these gentle giants in Africa. The park also features an abundance of sable and roan antelopes.

Rare sitatungas with their splayed feet that run on swamps and their predators, the wild dog and lion, are often seen. The lush riverfront region is home to giraffe, wild dog, sable and Cape buffalo and is the only place in Botswana where Puku antelope can be spotted. In the savannah, zebra, wildebeest, warthog, impala and kudu are plentiful.

Recent Sightings at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Chobe Chilwero Elephants Resized

May 2015 - In the dry season (May-October) elephant sightings in are definite: after long treks into the forest to forage, they come back to the river each evening.

Chobe Wild Dogs Resized

January 2015 - Buffaloes and elephants were seen very often this month. Lions were spotted frequently with other predators such as leopards, wild dogs and hyenas being seen a few times too.

Chobe Leopard Resized

November 2014 - This is the month when green season starts - with the area turning a beautiful shade of green and many new born animals expected.

Sightings May 2014 Resized2

May 2015 - Elephant and buffalo sightings were excellent in May! Both animals were seen every day of the month. The park is probably best known for its spectacular elephant sightings.

Chobe Lioness July 2014 Resized

July 2014 - At the beginning of the month, a lioness was spotted in the Chobe National Park with a buffalo kill, on the morning game drive by our guide Nico.

Elephant1 Resized2

February 2015 - As always, elephants are plentiful and our guests always love seeing how they play and spray water over themselves in the Chobe River. The best time to view them is late afternoons.