Top 5 Countries For Wildlife Travel

Top 5 Countries For Wildlife Travel

5. Australia

Australia is the only country which is a continent at the same time. Basicly it is an island and like every other island, it has its own fauna and animal kingdom. And yet Australia has a population of 36 million people, which is quite few when the continent’s total area is considered. And which means, Australia is still a wildlife country.

Originally Australia was populated with native Aborgines, Noongar people and Tiwi people. And the island was mostly populated with wildlife. It is a quite big land and it has deserts, rain forests and even reef faunas in the sea. The great barrier reef, which is one of the top 10 greatest wonders of the world you need to travel, is also located in Australia. The continent is also home to two of the five known monotremes. And yet it is home to some of the venomous species such as platypus, jellyfish, spiders, octopus, stonefish, scorpions, molluscs,and stingrays.

4. Botswana

botswanaThe continent of Africa contains some of the most important wildlife of this planet. The plains of Africa is home to lions, crocodiles, elephants and many other wild animals. And Botswana is known for its savanna life. 90% of Botswana is covered in savanna. Those savannas has some dry areas, as well as wet areas. And those savannas are home to many different animals. And yet even in Kalahari Desert, many different species survive and live. It is said that the country has more than 2,500 species of plants and 650 species of trees alone.

The country also has many national parks and reserve areas for wildlife. Some of those parks are Chobe National Park, the Nxai Pan and Makgadikgadi National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

3. Galapagos Islands

galapagos-islandsThis is the place where the theory of the evolution has began to be written. It is the place where Charles Darwin observed the wildlife and later came up with the theory of the evolution, which caused a total revolution in the world of science.

Galápagos Islands are located off the west coast of South America. They are very close to the equator. The islands provide the perfect environment for the unique mix of wildlife. They are volcanic islands and they were never attached to any continents in history, which makes them very unique in wildlife. All the spicies in the islands are unique and they only live on Galapagos Islands. They evolved on the island only. The giant Galápagos tortoise is the largest land animal because there are no natural predators on the islands.

2. Madagascar

lemurs-madagascarMdagascar is another isolated island, which developed several spicies of life for its own. Some of Madagascar’s animals appear only in Madagascar. It has over 200 extant mammal species such as about 300 species of birds, 100 species of lemurs, more than 260 species of reptiles, and at least 266 species of amphibians. And lemurs are unique Madagascar creatures that live only in Madagascar.

Madagascar is also home for many interesting and unique trees and other plants. Baobab trees are considered among the 6 weird and unusual trees aroudn the world. Madagascar is home to six different baobab trees. The island is also home to 170 different spicies of palm trees.

1. Canada

canada-wildlifeIn Canada, you can observe the norhtern lights and you can also swim in some of the wildest lakes of the country. It lies within the fifteen terrestrial and five marine ecozones. Canada is a tundra and boreal forest country with some mixed forests, broadleaf forest and Rocky Mountains. These forms host a significant biodiversity. And Canada also have many national parks and reservation areas.

The fauna of Canada contains mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds, and insects. Canada is home to black bear, grizzly bears, gray wolf, mule deer, white tailed deer, American bison, badger, beaver, Arctic hare, bobcat, little Canada lynx, reindeer (caribou), meadow mice, raccoon, brown bat, coyote, red fox, lemming, moose, mountain lion, nowshoe hare, musk ox, muskrat, polar bear, porcupine, prairie dog, pronghorn and wolverine.

Canada is also home to 17,000 identified species of ferns, trees, herbs, flowers and mosses. Among the native Canadian trees there are jack pine, balsam fir, white spruce, larch (tamarack), lodgepole pine, black spruce, large-toothed aspen, cottonwood and white birch.