Exploring Tourism in Nigeria
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West-Africa is increasingly recognized as a bio-diversity hotspot. However, widespread destruction has left only a few areas relatively intact. One of them is Gashaka-Gumti, Nigeria's largest National Park, covering nearly 7000 sq km. This area is important not only as a major watershed but also as a haven for a rich and exotic assemblage of wildlife, given its strategic location at the interface between the moist Cameroonian highland and the dry sub-Saharan Guinea savannah.

The Northern Gumti sector is flat and home to large savannah animals such as elephant, hyena, wild dog, lion, roan antelope and the giant eland.

The Southern Gashaka sector is a mosaic of woodland, lowland & gallery forest, grassland and montane forest - and includes Nigeria’s highest peaks at Chappal Waddi - the “Mountain of Death”.

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