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Aroe waterhole near Namutoni Restcamp during the dry season in Etosha National Park

Aroe is the Hai||om word for the worm-cure bush (albizia anthelmintica) , a shrub of the mimosa sub-family that occurs in the vicinity. It is often used by African pastoralists to treat livestock against internal parasites.

About:  The waterhole is a dry meandering watercourse that only fills during the rainy season.  It is popular with elephant that cannot find water in the sandy country to the north.

Aroe is on the edge of Fischer’s Pan.

Water Source:  Artificial waterhole. Originally artesian but since supplemented by a solar pump

Water Availability: Year round


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