Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique
Hippopotamus, crocodiles, abundant bird life. Riverine woodland also supports many large animals, such as buffalo, zebras, giraffes and elephants. The Zambezi also supports several hundred species of fish, some of which are endemic to the river.
Many people rely on the river for fish. About 80% of the population of the valley is dependent on agriculture. Mining and hydropower are big industries in the Zambezi basin.