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Kahuzi-Biega National Park

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Kahuzi-Biega National Park

CountryDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Date of Inscription1980
CategoryNatural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/137

A vast area of primary tropical forest dominated by two spectacular extinct volcanoes, Kahuzi and Biega, the park has a diverse and abundant fauna. One of the last groups of eastern lowland (graueri) gorillas (consisting of only some 250 individuals) lives at between 2,100 and 2,400 m above sea-level.

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