Above: A troop of baboons in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia

No one goes to Victoria Falls solely for the game viewing. The great spectacle of the falls overshadows Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia and Zambezi National Park in Zimbabwe. But that doesn’t mean these parks aren’t worthwhile. The former is more compact, and it’s home to a group of rhino that you can visit on foot. The much larger Zambezi National Park has more expansive, sweeping landscapes, sheltering rare species such as sable antelope.

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