Ebo Wildlife Reserve

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Ebo Wildlife Reserve
Map showing the location of Ebo Wildlife Reserve
Map showing the location of Ebo Wildlife Reserve
Map of Cameroon
Location Littoral Region, Cameroon
Coordinates 4°19′08″N 10°19′48″E / 4.319°N 10.33°E / 4.319; 10.33[1]Coordinates: 4°19′08″N 10°19′48″E / 4.319°N 10.33°E / 4.319; 10.33[1]
Area 1,417 km2 (547 sq mi)

The Ebo Wildlife Reserve is a proposed wildlife reserve in Cameroon that covers 1,417 km2 (547 sq mi) of lowland and montane forest mosaic with a high proportion of disturbed forest.[2] The critically endangered Preuss's red colobus has been recorded within the confines of the proposed park.[3]

It is situated just 20 km north of the Sanaga River, a biogeographically important barrier to species dispersal. The Ebo Forest Research Station was established in April 2005, and preliminary biological inventories suggest the Ebo Forest has comparable biodiversity to other centres of endemism in the Cameroon-Nigeria highlands region.

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