Hwange is the largest park in Zimbabwe occupying roughly 14,650 square kilometres and was founded in 1928.
The park lies in the west, on the main road between Bulawayo and the Victoria Falls. The park is close to the edge of the Kalahari Desert, a region with little water and very spares vegetation.
The park hosts over 100 mammal species and 400 bird species. All Zimbabwe’s specially protected animals are to be found in Hwange. The population of the Cape Wild Dogs found it Hwange is thought to be one of the largest in surviving groups in Africa today.