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Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

CountryGuinea, Cote d'Ivoire
Date of Inscription1981
CategoryNatural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/155

Located on the borders of Guinea, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire, Mount Nimba rises above the surrounding savannah. Its slopes are covered by dense forest at the foot of grassy mountain pastures. They harbour an especially rich flora and fauna, with endemic species such as the viviparous toad and chimpanzees that use stones as tools.

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