Mandrill -Mandrillus sphinx-, female, animal portrait, captive, South-West Region, Cameroon

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Limbe Wildlife Centre


Many zoos in Africa are depressing places, but the Limbe Wildlife Centre is a shining exception. It houses rescued chimpanzees, gorillas, drills and other primates in large enclosures, with lots of interesting information about local conservation issues. Staff are well informed, and are heavily involved in community education.

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1. Botanical Gardens

0.53 MILES

Limbe's Botanical Gardens, the second oldest in Africa, are the home of, among others, cinnamon, nutmeg, mango, ancient cycads and an unnamed tree that…