A lion lying peacefully in ls savannah camp near Savute Elephant Camp by Orient Express in Botswana in the Chobe National Park. The five major mamífereos Okavango. These terms tend to be used in Africa to set animals more attractive for visitors. For the big five every tourist looking for: the lion, panther, elephant, rhino and buffalo, join cheetah and wild dog (African wild dog), to give rise to the Seven (the magnificent seven) of Okavongo few can see in the wild. Okavango Lions are famous for their size and strength, and it is said they are the only swimmers lions exist because they are forced to do so when the summer the leaves grown in islets isolated antelopes and impalas, their usual prey, leave. The Chief Island in the Moremi National Park, there is a small population of lions in decline that feeds exclusively on buffalo. An estimated twenty lions are beset and harassed by a thousand buffalo face planted them. These cats are extremely muscular, because black buffalo hunting requires a huge fortress. Several lions, lionesses generally, attack the herd in search of exemplary weaker, but when it is attacked and lying on the ground, the rest of the pack is back and with horns and legs turn to attack hunters. The result is a pride of lions in decline. Elephants are numerous in the Okavango. Its advance signs are abundant everywhere: droppings, peeling or felled trees, paths of passing herds, which can be more than fifty individuals. It is easy to find on the shores of the islands, where the vegetation is more abundant and it is not uncommon to see males lonely little islets, browsing on trees. Elephants have no problems navigating a shallow water system like the delta. The leopard, the prince of the predators, is a lonely hunter very difficult to observe, because he lives in almost any habitat, hunting at night and hide during the day to sleep in the branches of trees, often large and thick foliage that completely hide except for a seasoned observer. Since there are not many and they are located, must rely on local guides to find them. Rhinos are scarce in Botswana because they have always been persecuted by man and not an animal that likes water, so can not take refuge in the marshes. In 2002, they were reintroduced to the Chief Island four white rhinos can be seen north of Eagle Island Camp. Black rhinos are endangered, but they are making efforts for recovery in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary in Botswana. The black buffalo (Syncerus caffer) live in areas with lots of pasture, water and shade, ie where median islands that make life of the herds. They are very dangerous in the wild. The wild dogs or wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) are extremely intelligent animals that hunt in packs and are enviable strategies that allow them to hunt antelope as large as the kudu, but they are too trusting with people and are in danger of extinction. The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is the fastest animal in the world. It is located in the most remote areas of the delta and is in danger of extinction in the wild, it is easy prey for predators such as lion or leopard. However, they have created at least five reserves in South Africa where they play smoothly because they are a profitable tourist attraction. The five large birds of Okavango. The Okavango Delta is also possible to see the Big 5 Birds, the five most spectacular birds of Africa. The kori bustard (Kori Bustard) in English, kori bustard, can have five feet tall and weighs 19 kilos. Preferably live in wooded savannah and breeding between October and February. It moves slowly while looking through the grass insects and seeds. The African jabiru or Senegal (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) in English, Saddlebilled stork, is a stork which can measure 145 cm in length and up to 270 cm with wings open. It has a white body and neck and black wings, feathers unless the bottom, white. The most striking part of this bird is, however, the peak, huge and red with a black band in the center. Breeding between January and July. It feeds on fish, frogs, small birds and crustaceans. The common fish owl (Scotopelia movie), in English, pel's fishing owl, can measure 60 cm high and 150 cm with wings open. Capture up to 2 kg fish, frogs, crabs and even small crocodiles. Breeding in the Okavango Delta between January and June, and it is not uncommon to hear at night. The hornbill Earthling (Bucorvus leadbeateri) in English, southern ground hornbill, is like a big turkey and completely black which can measure up to 120 cm tall and weigh 4 kg. It is a carnivorous bird that eats turtles, reptiles, frogs, insects and small mammals the size of a hare. It lives in groups of up to eight people and has a very distinctive song you hear in the morning, like IUD IUD. Breeding between October and November. The Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) in English, martial eagle, is a large eagle, dark brown, which can measure 80 cm high and up to 250 cm with wings spread and weigh up to 6 kg. Breeding between February and August and a single egg takes six to twelve months of becoming an adult. It feeds on birds, reptiles and mammals up to the size of a goat.