The Kruger National Park, proclaimed in 1926, is not Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, but it is probably the best known.  This reserve is a model of successful management and exists by the rules of sustainable conservation.  There are numerous echo zones, which allow for a tremendous bio-diversity of mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian and fish species.  This wildlife area, almost 350 kilometres from North to South and averaging 60 kilometres form East to West, comprises of over 20 000 square kilometres of unfenced natural bush.