About Niokolo-Koba National Park
Niokolo-Koba National Park is a natural protected area located in the southeastern Senegal. The park is close to Senegal’s border with Guinea-Bissau. Air travellers can get to the area through the Niokolo-Koba Airport. Niokolo-Koba was a reserve until it became a Senegalese national park in 1954. It is now a recognised World Heritage Site.
Attractions in Niokolo-Koba National Park
Niokolo-Koba spreads across about 9,130 square kilometres landmass. The park houses a lush wooded wetlands and semi-arid Soudanese forest. Niokolo-Koba National Park presents tourist an opportunity to discover over 1500 species of plants. Wildlife in Niokolo-Koba Park is also rich. From mammals, fish, reptiles to amphibians, there are plenty to see in at the park. Chimpanzees, buffaloes, western giant eland, lions and rare African leopards are some of the exciting animals housed in Niokolo-Koba. Bird watchers can also sight over three hundred species of birds in the park.
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