Exploring the Skeleton Coast, the land God made in anger
Harsh and desolate: Not for nothing is the Skeleton Coast named as such.
Hostile and forbidding: Hostile and forbidding, the Skeleton Coast has claimed many lives, including those of hapless humans.
A thriving wilderness: Yet life does thrive in this uncompromising wilderness.
Skeleton Coast National Park: Established in 1971, Skeleton Coast National Park is one of the most desolate nature reserves on the African continent.
Desert lion: The desert lions of the Namib desert are a critically endangered subspecies of the iconic big cat.
Black rhinoceros: The critically endangered black rhinoceros maintains a tenuous foothold in the park.
Desert elephant: Desert-adapted elephants, known as desert elephants, can be found along Namibia's Skeleton Coast.
South African oryx: The South African oryx, also known as the gemsbok, is Namibia's national animal.
Namaqua chameleon:vThe parched Namib desert is home to the Namaqua chameleon.
Web-footed gecko: The extraordinary web-footed gecko is totally at home in the harsh Skeleton Coast environment.