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Lopé-Okanda

Travel Guide Africa Gabon Lopé-Okanda

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Introduction

Ogouee River at Lope

Ogouee River at Lope

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The Lopé National Park was the first protected area in Gabon and contains mainly rainforests and some grass savanna areas. It was recently designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site and the area is one of the best places in Central Africa to experience the African rainforest, teeming with mostly smaller animals. There are many bird, monkey and butterfly species. The Zoological Society of London is involved with the Lopé National Park and has some further information on their website.

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