The wildlife of Zimbabwe is mostly located in remote or rugged terrain in the national parks and private wildlife ranches; it is spread over the landscapes of miombo woodlands and thorny acacia or kopje. The prominent wild fauna members which inhabit this landscape are not only the "Big Five" – buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino – but also antelopes, zebras and giraffes.
Mana Pools National Park a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site is synonymous with the Zambezi River, elephants, lions, remoteness and wilderness. This unique park is Zimbabwe’s second WORLD HERITAGE SITE, based on its wildness and beauty, together with the wide range of large mammals, bursting with a profusion of birds and animals, especially during dry season from June to October.
Gonarezhou National Park is situated in the south eastern lowveld of Zimbabwe and covers an area in excess of 5 000 square kilometres. "Gonarezhou" meaning "Place of many Elephants" is an extremely scenic Park full of rugged and beautiful landscapes.