Mai Valley Nature Park (World Heritage)

Mai Valley Nature Park (World Heritage)

The world heritage includes the small Mai Valley on the island of Praslin. There are still remnants of the natural palm forest in which the famous Seychelles nut palm grows according to indexdotcom. Its tree fruit (“Coco de Mer”), which weighs up to 20 kg, contains the largest seed in the world. Mai Valley Nature Park: Facts Official title: Mai Valley Nature Park Natural monument: Vallée de Mai as a…

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Tai National Park (World Heritage)

Tai National Park (World Heritage)

The approximately 3300 km² national park in the south-west of the  Ivory Coast is one of the last large rainforest areas in West Africa according to findjobdescriptions. It is home to around 150 endemic plant species and numerous mammal species including monkeys, chimpanzees, giant pangolin, bush pigs, Jentink and yellow-bridged ducks, pygmy hippopotamus, African buffalo and forest elephants. Tai National Park: Facts Official title: Taï National Park Natural monument originally…

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Selous Game Reserve (World Heritage)

Selous Game Reserve (World Heritage)

With around 55,000 km², the Selous game reserve in the south-east of the country is the largest game reserve in Africa according to ebizdir. It is the habitat for around 350 species of birds and around 1 million wild animals, including 40,000 elephants, as well as buffalo, black rhinoceros, giraffes and crocodiles. Selous Game Reserve: Facts Official title: Selous Game Reserve Natural monument with more than 50,000 km², flowed through…

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Old Town of Ghadames (World Heritage)

Old town of Ghadames (World Heritage)

According to best-medical-schools, the oasis in western Libya at the border triangle with Algeria and Tunisia used to be an important stop in the Trans-Saharan trade. The old town still shows the demarcation of individual parts of the city, which goes back to the clan nature of the Tuareg residents. Old town of Ghadames: facts Official title: Old town of Ghadames Cultural monument: originally as Cydamus part of the Roman…

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