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Mare aux hippopotames

General Information

Description
Country Burkina Faso
Latitude 11° 37' 0" (11.6167)
Longitude -4° 8' 0" (-4.1333)

Maps

 Africa Lake Biodiversity Conservation Priorities 2003

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Fresh
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description Mare aux hippopotames upports a rich mammal population that includes two species of hippopotamus, panthers, and diverse bird species.
Designations Ramsar Site
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

Participatory fisheries management and culture based fisheries in Burkina Faso
UNESCO Mare aux hippopotames Biosphere Reserve

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