Selous Game Reserve is a massive volume of 5 million acres, and another 2 million hectares of buffer zone around it. Reserve supports the largest populations of African game reserve on one throughout the continent – 30,000 elephants, buffalo and Cape 200 000 80 000 wildebeest and significant in almost all other African species of mammal populations. Although there are very few exceptions, the buffer zone tend to have many more head games per square kilometer Selous reserve the right to.
This is mainly due to the fact that unlike most Selous, a buffer zone to allow people to live, and suffer from poaching mainly subsistence level poaching. Selous is the largest game reserve in the world is entirely unfenced and can be classified as one of the few remaining pristine wilderness areas of true existence. The reserve is divided into about 40 hunting concessions and leased for a term of five years in a variety of safari companies.
These concessions, blocks the letters and numbers. The letter (s) – this is the first letter (s) name (s) and number of rivers outside link to its correct location. For example, K2, the second concession of the Kilombero River. If the area is listed by name, for example. Gonabisi a buffer zone and not part of the Selous Reserve. There are exceptions to this rule.
In order to protect this pristine environment and its wildlife, Tanzania Game Department does not mean that cheap hunting experience to the customer. Hunters have a small negative impact on the environment, government fees and expensive to provide a consistent high financial income, which is the reverse of the situation of tourism photography.
Tanzania Game Department to offer 10, 16 and 21 day license selection. Each license allows a hunter named to a number of specific animals and more, the license for more animals and species may be hunted. It is also possible to hunt additional days, but a license. For example, 21-day license may be renewed for up to 28 days if the customer wishes.
Game Department to ensure the welfare of the game reserve and its limited population of animals that have been taken through the licensing system, and strong on all main types of quota numbers. Thus, each area is allowed only for an annual quota of four Lions, leopards and 4 four elephants. They also define the strict application of a minimum of trophies for the most basic kind. Various game is to prevent women and young, of all kinds, although they reduced the PHS when the crocodile and Hyena, which can not be visually sexed free. There is no way except to protect human life, the hunter can take an animal that is not specified his hunting license. Even then, you better be sure you can prove your actions were justified.
There is the permanent building itself and the Selous hunting season at the end of each area must be vacated by tenants and remove all traces of human habitation. Accommodation is what is commonly known as “traditional East African tents”. This means large canvas tents, usually equipped with two single beds, wardrobe.