Wildlife at Damaraland Camp
Damaraland Camp in the Torra Conservancy exists within one of the driest, most desolate regions in all of Africa. In this arid environment the ceaseless processes of life revolve around harnessing the near non-existent water in the most economical way possible.
Obviously this scrub landscape cannot support vast, concentrated herds of wildlife, but it nevertheless boasts a varied and breathtaking assortment of desert adapted species around Damaraland Camp. The Torra Conservancy supports healthy populations of rare desert-adapted elephant and a few Endangered desert-adapted black rhino. Oryx, kudu, springbok, Hartmann's mountain zebra, southern giraffe, springbok, lion, cheetah, spotted and brown hyaena are also inhabitants of this area. Birding is excellent, with over 240 species recorded.