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Why safari lovers should head to West Africa

Why safari lovers should head to West Africa

When it comes to safari star power, the great national parks and reserves of southern and eastern Africa – Kruger, Serengeti, Maasai Mara – tend to hog the headlines. But Pendjari National Park is building a compelling case to head west. Its shrub-covered landscape, dotted with hippo-filled lakes, is home to a quarter of the remaining critically endangered West African lions and the largest elephant population in the region, plus buffaloes, leopards and more than 460 bird species. Pendjari is a ‘conservation stronghold’, says Dave Wilson, the organisation’s head of commercial development, and the aim is ‘to realise its potential as an exceptional West African wildlife destination’. Now read:Incredible safari lodges in South AfricaIncredible safari lodges in South Africa Safari Incredible safari lodges in South AfricaWhy you should be seeking out black-owned safari campsAdvertisementWhy you should be seeking out black-owned safari camps Inspiration Why you should be seeking out black-owned safari campsIs it possible to go on safari sustainably?

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