Welcome to Botswana
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1867- Mining begins
1959- Copper mines are established
1966- Gains Independence from Great Britain
1967- Diamonds discovered
2009- Botswana falling in gems so have diamond production
Botswana is well known for it's lion's in the safari. They hunt at night where there is cooler tempeture. In midday, where the tempeture reaches up to 120 degrees F, they just stalk there prey.
Cape buffalo are very bad tempered and are often refered as the "Okavango tax men." A buffalo can weigh up to 800lbs and stand 1.4m. They usually are seen in packs of 5-10.
The Bushbaby is mostly seen in Umbrella Thorn tree branches. The Umbrella Thorn tree provied gum and other acacia gum the Bushbaby would feast on. They have the ability to turn there heads the same way a owl does.
Exports and inports
Main Exports- Diamonds, copper, nickel, soda ash, beef and textiles.
Main inports- Fuel, food, beverages, and tobacco
Top 5 place to visit
2. Kalahari Desert
3. Savuti Marsh