Eswatini, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini and also known as Swaziland (officially renamed in 2018), is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Mozambique to its northeast and South Africa to its north, west, and south.
According to Protected Planet (2020), there are 14 protected areas in Eswatini that cover 4.3% of the terrestrial realm.
Eswatini is home to 5 globally threatened mammal species and 15 globally threatened bird species. The national mammals are the lion and African elephant and the national bird is the purple-crested turaco.