Bidoup Núi Bà National Park

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Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
Map showing the location of Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
Location in Việt Nam
Location Tây Nguyên, Việt Nam
Nearest city Đà Lạt
Coordinates 12°26′N 108°30′E / 12.433°N 108.500°E / 12.433; 108.500Coordinates: 12°26′N 108°30′E / 12.433°N 108.500°E / 12.433; 108.500
Area 648,00 km²
Governing body UBND of Lâm Đồng Province

Bidoup Nui Ba National Park (Vietnamese language: Vườn quốc gia Bidoup Núi Bà ) is a national park in districts of Đam Rông and Lạc Dương, in the province of Lâm Đồng, Vietnam.

The Bidoup Nui Ba national Park was established in 2004 and is named after the two highest peaks of the Langbiang plateau: Bidoup (2,287m) and Nui Ba (2,167m). With a total area of 70,038 ha, the park ranks as one of five largest national parks in Vietnam.

Flora of Bidoup Nui Ba[edit]

Over 1,933 recorded species of vascular plants including 96 endemic and 62 rare species which are listed in the IUCN Red list 2009. The park is home to over 14 out of 33 conifer species in Vietnam including many endemic and rare species, namely two-flat-needle leaf pine, five-needle leaf pine, Himalayan Yew (Taxus wallichiana), etc.

Fauna of Bidoup Nui Ba[edit]

The park is home to over 441 species of vertebrate animals from 30 orders and 98 families. 32 species are listed in the IUCN Red Book including many valuable, rare animals such as the pygmy loris, black-shanked douc, yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, bear, asiatic black bear, asian alpinus, gaur, serow, etc

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