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Korup National Park, it is situated in the South West Province of Cameroon. It has a surface area of 1,259km2 and is considered to be one of the oldest and most beautiful tropical rain forests in the world. Its rich flora and fauna result from a unique fact: the site of the Korup Park, in fact survived the ice age!
Studies carried out there have led to the discovery of more than 400 tree species, many of which are medicinal.
there are more than 300 bird species inside the park and 100 others in neighbouring zones, 174 reptile and amphibians and 140 fish species living in several streams which flow across the park.
The Korup National Park is developed as a natural fauna reserve where on can still find
elephants, buffalos, antelopes, leopards, chimpanzes, drills and a variety of other small animals.


Korup National Park
PO Box 303 Buea
WWF Cameroon
PO Box 2417 Douala

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  • Written Sep 4, 2005
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