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Zimbabwe's Natural resources are coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals

ZimbabweBy: Hayley DiLisi

Of all of the game animals in Africa, none seem to capture the attention of the big game hunter like the “Big Five”. Africa's Big Five, the elephant, rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, lion, and leopard, account for some of the most exciting and interesting big game hunting in all of Southern Africa.

Left: flame lily, national flower of Zimbabwe. Right: flame lily or Gloriosa rothschildiana, the national flower of Zimbabwe

Papaya is used to prepare mapopo candy

The remains of early humans, dating back 500,000 years, have been discovered in present-day Zimbabwe. The land's earliest settlers, the Khoisan, date back to 200 B.C. After a period of Bantu domination, the Shona people ruled, followed by the Nguni and Zulu peoples. By the mid-19th century the descendants of the Nguni and Zulu, the Ndebele, had established a powerful warrior kingdom.

The President of Zimbabwe or Robert Mugabe was born February 21, 1924 (age 91)

Fun Facts About Zimbabwean Animals!The African elephant is an endangered species.The Cheetah is the fastest land animal.The African female lion does more hunting than the male lion.The Gazelle got its name from the French word Gazella.A baby Giraffe is the height of an average man. An average man is about six feet tall.

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