Selous Game Reserve is a massive volume of 5 million acres, and another 2 million hectares of buffer zone around it. Reserve supports the largest populations of African game reserve on one throughout the continent - 30,000 elephants, buffalo and Cape 200 000 80 000 wildebeest and significant in almost all other African species of mammal populations. Although there are very few exceptions, the buffer zone tend to have many more head games per square kilometer Selous reserve the right to.
This is mainly due to the fact that unlike most Selous, a buffer zone to allow people to live, and suffer from poaching mainly subsistence level poaching. Selous is the largest game reserve in the world is entirely unfenced and can be classified as one of the few remaining pristine wilderness areas of true existence. The reserve is divided into about 40 hunting concessions and leased for a term of five years in a variety of safari companies. These concessions, blocks the letters and numbers. The letter (s) - this is the first letter (s) name (s) and number of rivers outside link to its correct location. For example, K2, the second concession of the Kilombero River. If the area is listed by name, for example. Gonabisi a buffer zone and not part of the Selous Reserve. There are exceptions to this rule.
In order to protect this pristine environment and its wildlife, Tanzania Game Department does not mean that cheap hunting experience to the customer. Hunters have a small negative impact on the environment, government fees and expensive to provide a consistent high financial income, which is the reverse of the situation of tourism photography.