Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve

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Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Map showing the location of Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve
Map showing the location of Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve
Coordinates 4°51′26″N 9°07′15″E / 4.857338°N 9.120712°E / 4.857338; 9.120712Coordinates: 4°51′26″N 9°07′15″E / 4.857338°N 9.120712°E / 4.857338; 9.120712
Area 452 square kilometres (175 sq mi)
Established 1941

The Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve is a reserve in the Rumpi Hills in western Cameroon. This site is 452 square kilometres (175 sq mi) in area.[1]

The 45,843 hectares (177.00 sq mi) Rumpi Hills forest reserve was originally created in 1941. The hills are late tertiary volcanic rocks. Fauna include elephants, chimpanzee, drill and Preuss's monkey.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve". World Database on Protected Areas. Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  2. ^ Innocent Tchigio (2007). Opportunities for community-based wildlife management: a case study from the Korup region, Cameroon. Cuvillier Verlag. p. 34. ISBN 3-86727-239-5.