This region extends from the Eastern Cape in South Africa, along the coastal belt to well into the central and northern part of Zambia.
The vegetation comprises thorn scrub and mopane woodland, the eastern margin has dense woodland habitats.
The grass cover here although sparse provides good reliable grazing.
The majority of southern Africa’s great game reserves and parks are located in this region.
This is a phenomenal area since it supports the greatest diversity of wildlife in Africa.