Maputo Special Reserve

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Maputo Special Reserve
LocationMozambique
Created1932

Maputo Special Reserve, (formerly known as Maputo Elephant Reserve), is a nature reserve in Mozambique. The reserve is located on Maputo Bay, approximately 100 kilometers southeast of the city of Maputo, Mozambique. The Reserve is 77,400 hectares (191,000 acres) in extent and was originally proclaimed in 1932. The reserve will eventually form part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, which includes national parks from South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. At the moment it forms part of the Usuthu-Tembe-Futi Transfrontier Conservation Area.

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Includes 350 African elephants, Birds (Kingfisher, Fish Eagle and many more), zebra, antelope, crocodiles, hippos, small bucks (red duiker, suni, reedbuck and steenbok).

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Coordinates: 26°32′53″S 32°46′34″E / 26.548°S 32.776°E / -26.548; 32.776