Lesotho Geography Facts
Lesotho flora and fauna features some of the rarest and spectacular species. The unspoilt nature of Lesotho provides a glimpse of some of the most intriguing species of both the plant and animal kingdom. The diversity of Lesotho flora and fauna draws a large number of nature lovers to this place.
The mountain ranges provide shelter to a variety of species in Lesotho like Mountain Reedbuck and Rhebok. Drakensberg is home to the Eland. Baboons, meerkats, jackals, mongooses, rock hyraxes also feature as parts of the fauna of Lesotho. Numerous species of snake like the Berg Adder are found in abundance in Lesotho. Other animal species that can be located in this place are:
Around 300 different species of birds observed in the country includes some of the most valuable avi-fauna of Lesotho. One of the rarest birds of the world, the Bald Ibis, is found in Lesotho. Birds like Sentinel Rock-Thrush, Black Eagles, Orange-breasted Rockjumper, Bearded Vultures and Drakensberg Siskin are found in the mountainous regions.