In Benin I visited one nature reserve, the Parc National de la Pendjari. I saw various birds, antelopes, and elephants. In Ganvie and on the south shore I saw some birds, that was it as far as nature was concerned.

The Parc National de la Pendjari is part of the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Benin Nature

Fan Palm
Fan palm. (966k)
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana)
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses). (968k)
Mangroves
Mangroves. (1060k)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (746k)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (813k)
Termite Mound Mounds Often
Termite mound. These mounds are often higher than 3 meters. (982k)
African Ghost Crab (Ocypode africana)
African Ghost Crab (Ocypode africana). (956k)
Agama Lizard (Agama sp.)
Agama Lizard (Agama sp., german: Agamen). (662k)
Fruit Bat
Fruit Bat. (554k)
West African Crocodile (Crocodylus suchus)
West African Crocodiles (Crocodylus suchus, german: West­afrikanisches Krokodil, french: Crocodile d'Afrique de l'ouest). (723k)
West African Crocodile
West African Crocodile. (500k)
West African Crocodile (Crocodylus suchus)
West African Crocodile (Crocodylus suchus, german: West­afrikanisches Krokodil, french: Crocodile d'Afrique de l'ouest). (580k)
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia, german: Kronenducker, french: Céphalophe de Grimm). (769k)
Bachelor Group Buffon's Kobs
Bachelor group of Buffon's Kobs. (810k)
Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob kob)
Two female Buffon's Kobs (Kobus kob kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon), wearily watching us. (860k)
Female Buffon's Kob Baby
Female Buffon's Kob with baby. (801k)
Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob kob)
Male Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (909k)
Male Buffon's Kob
Male Buffon's Kob. (757k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (948k)
Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob kob)
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs (Kobus kob kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (898k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (687k)
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché) and Grey Heron. (715k)
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (939k)
Western Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus koba)
Herd of Western Roan Antelopes (Hippotragus equinus koba, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (853k)
Western Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus koba)
Western Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus koba, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (774k)
Northern Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus africanus)
Northern Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1123k)
Northern Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus africanus)
Northern Warthogs mother with baby (Phacochoerus africanus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (827k)
Grazing Warthog Characteristically Front
Grazing warthog. They characteristically go on their front knees when grazing. (899k)
Western Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas patas)
Western Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (738k)
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis)
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (736k)
Sudanese Buffalo (Syncerus caffer brachyceros)
Herd of Sudanese Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer brachyceros, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) staring at us. They always stare at visitors. They can look pretty threatening that way, especially for the fact that they are known to have a bad temper. (927k)
Sudanese Buffalo Staring
Sudanese Buffalo staring at us. (630k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Hippopotamuses resting in the river (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (724k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (905k)

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