The Okavango Delta is home to full-time residents, such as wading birds and hippos, as well as savannah natives, like this elephant, who use the marshy delta as a watering hole.

Photograph by Jim Ginty, MyShot
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marsh Encyclopedic Entry

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Earth Science, Biology, Geography

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A marsh is a wetland, an area of land where water covers ground for long periods of time