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Zambia
KASANKA NATIONAL PARK

 

The Kasanga National Park is found in northern Zambia and is managed by the Kasanka Trust. The park is home to many endangered species in a wide range of habitat types including wetland, plains and lakes.

 

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INTRODUCTION:

Kasanka National Park protects an area of 390 square kilometres. This small park by Zambian standards protects a wide range of habitat and therefore a large number of different animal and bird species including Sable Antelope, Leopard, Hippo, Elephant, Crocodile, Sitatunga and Blue Monkey, as well as 410 plus species of birds.

For a great introduction to the Kasanka National Park visit the Kasanka Trust web site at:
http://www.kasanka.com/

 

THREATS:

There are many threats to the world's wild places and in Africa it is no different. Poaching is a major threat throughout Africa and the Kasanka Trust is very serious about combating this threat. To help the trust visit the web site and make a donation which will help to assist the trust fight poaching in the park.

The Kasanka Trust is keen to protect the biodiversity of Kasanka National Park, as well as making the park self-sustaining through ecotourism projects.

 

ACCOMMODATION AND RESOURCE LINKS:

Kasanka has a number of accommodation choices including two lodges run by the Kasanka Trust. There are also two camping areas in the park. Visitors should contact the trust prior to visiting Kasanka to ensure there is a place for them to stay.

For further resources on Kasanka National Park visit:

 

 

 

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UPDATED: 26 April 2014

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