Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Little is known about the ecology or behaviour of the Long Slim (Aciagrion (Mombagrion) heterostictum). It is believed to live in swamps. The pterostigma of the forewing is 'tattooed and spotted'.
Distribution: Only 1 male has been recorded in Namibia near Katima Mulilo. Possibly more widespread along the Zambezi River.
Colouration: Pale green thorax with underdeveloped stripes.
Breeding: Larva leaves the water after a short time due to the possibility of starvation or drowning.
Flight season: December to March.
Max size: Long Slims have the longest abdomen known in the genus of 39mm.
23 Days - Visits everything between the Fish River Canyon (in the south) to the Zambezi Region (in the north) and still has time to head via the Okavango Delta to Victoria Falls. Ideal for the first time visitor wanting to pack as much into their trip as possible
19 Days - a good choice for those wishing to experience the best parts of Namibia & Botswana. For good measure a visit to the Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls is also include. Departs from Windhoek & ends either at Vic Falls or back in Windhoek
15 Days - Our 'mobile safaris' offer a slightly more comfortable camping experience than the other itineraries on these pages. Alternating departures run between Windhoek & Victoria Falls visiting Chobe National Park, Etosha Park, a himba village, the coastal town of Swakopmund and the Sossusvlei sand dunes.
14 Days - When we first designed a Namibian trip this was the itinerary, it still works brilliantly and is our most popular safari. Runs from Windhoek to Windhoek and includes all the major tourist attractions
12 Days - This mobile safari takes in the most popular attractions. Including the Waterberg Plateau, Etosha National Park, Kaokoland (and a visit to a Himba settlement) the Skeleton Coast & Sossusvlei