In Africa, the big five game animals are lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros. The nearby national parks contain abundant wildlife including elephants, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and a variety of antelope. Lions and leopards are seen occasionally, while vervet monkeys and baboons are more common. The Zambezi River is populated by 39+ species of fish depending on whether above or below the falls, hippotamus, otters, Nile crocodiles, herons and waterfowl. And, 35 species of raptors call the river gorges home. The Stanley & Livingstone Private Game Reserve is the only Big Five area in the vicinity and is recognized as an Intensive Protection Zone (IPZ) for black rhino.