• The minimum calibre for hunting dangerous game is a 375.
• No provinces require a minimum energy (Eo – muzzle velocity) for calibers used.
• Zambia does not have a minimum equipment requirement for rifle hunting plains game and rely on common sense. Caliber in the .270 range will be well suited for some of the smaller plains game in Zambia.
• The minimum equipment requirement for rifle hunting in Zambia is .375 caliber for dangerous game or big game hunting such as Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Hippo.
• Zambia does not require a minimum energy (Eo – muzzle velocity) for calibers.
You need a special permit to hunt with bow or muzzle loader for dangerous game.