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.

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Benin Nature

Fan Palm
Fan palm. (923k)
Kigelia africana
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum). (921k)
Mangroves
Mangroves. (1014k)
Adansonia digitata
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (725k)
Adansonia digitata
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (778k)
Termite Mound Mounds Often
Termite mound. These mounds are often higher than 3 meters. (921k)
Ocypode sp.
Ghost Crab (Ocypode sp., french: Crabes fantômes). (929k)
Agama sp.
Agama Lizard (Agama sp., german: Agamen). (643k)
Fruit Bat
Fruit Bat. (554k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (710k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (498k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (571k)
Sylvicapra grimmia
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia, german: Kronenducker, french: Céphalophe de Grimm). (757k)
Ourebia ourebi
Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, french: Ourébi). (897k)
Bachelor Group Buffon's Kob
Bachelor group of Buffon's Kob. (788k)
Kobus kob
Two female Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon), wearily watching us. (828k)
Female Kob Baby
Female Kob with baby. (795k)
Kobus kob
Male Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (884k)
Male Buffon's Kob
Male Buffon's Kob. (735k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (914k)
Kobus kob
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs (Kobus kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (867k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (675k)
Tragelaphus scriptus
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, french: Guib harnaché) and Grey Heron. (707k)
Hippotragus equinus
Herd of Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (817k)
Hippotragus equinus
Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (749k)
Phacochoerus africanus
Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein). (1075k)
Phacochoerus africanus
Warthogs mother with baby (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein). (796k)
Grazing Warthog Characteristically Front
Grazing warthog. They characteristically go on their front knees when grazing. (869k)
Erythrocebus patas
Red Monkey or Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (732k)
Papio anubis
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (728k)
Syncerus caffer
Herd of African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, 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. (899k)
African Buffalo Staring
African Buffalo staring at us. (623k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamuses resting in the river (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (713k)
Loxodonta africana
West African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (881k)

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