Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Ringed Cascaders (Zygonyx torridus) inhabit rapids and waterfalls but only at small streams. Unlike most other species that can be found in moving water locations, they often migrate.
Colouration: Black body with distinctive yellow markings. Dark metallic frons.
Breeding: Larvae develop at the base of emerging plants and sedges in fast-moving waters.
Flight season: Throughout the year.
Max size: 50mm.
Conservation: Not threatened.
A luxury camp on the banks of the Kunene River close to Epupa Falls and Himba settlements
Set high on the hill above the settlement of Epupam offers good views of the Kunene River and surrounding area.
A comfortable tented camp close to the Epupa falls, the big swimming pool is a welcome relief from this area's usual heat.