AFROTROPICAL
Freshwater
(Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands)

The wetlands of sub-saharan Africa offer exciting (and dangerous!) wildlife from yawning hippos to bizarre shoebills...

The wetlands of Africa are extensive, and contain huge lakes such as Lake Victoria (pictured above) and the famous Okavango Delta. 

For the page on the Plants of African wetlands, click here 

For the page on the Reptiles of African wetlands, click here 

For the page on the Birds of African wetlands, click here 

For the page on the Mammals of African wetlands, click here.

For the page on the Places to see African wetlands, click here.


Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.