In Benin I visited one nature reserve, the Parc National de la Pendjari. I saw various birds, antelopes, and elephants. In Ganvie and on the south shore I saw some birds, that was it as far as nature was concerned.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Benin Nature

Fan Palm
Fan palm. (923k)
Kigelia africana
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses). (921k)
Mangroves
Mangroves. (1014k)
Adansonia digitata
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (725k)
Adansonia digitata
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (778k)
Termite Mound Mounds Often
Termite mound. These mounds are often higher than 3 meters. (921k)
Ocypode sp.
Ghost Crab (Ocypode sp., french: Crabes fantômes). (929k)
Agama sp.
Agama Lizard (Agama sp., german: Agamen, french: Agama (genre)). (643k)
Fruit Bat
Fruit Bat. (554k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (710k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (498k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (571k)
Sylvicapra grimmia
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia, german: Kronenducker, french: Céphalophe de Grimm). (757k)
Ourebia ourebi
Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribis, french: Ourébi). (897k)
Bachelor Group Buffon's Kob
Bachelor group of Buffon's Kob. (788k)
Kobus kob
Two female Buffon's Kob (Kobus kob, german: Senegal-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon), wearily watching us. (828k)
Female Kob Baby
Female Kob with baby. (795k)
Male Buffon's Kob
Male Buffon's Kob. (884k)
Male Buffon's Kob
Male Buffon's Kob. (735k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (914k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (867k)
Fighting Male Buffon's Kobs
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (675k)
Tragelaphus scriptus
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché) and Grey Heron. (707k)
Hippotragus equinus
Herd of Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (817k)
Hippotragus equinus
Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (749k)
Phacochoerus africanus
Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1075k)
Warthogs Mother Baby
Warthogs mother with baby. (796k)
Grazing Warthog Characteristically Front
Grazing warthog. They characteristically go on their front knees when grazing. (869k)
Erythrocebus patas
Red Monkey or Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (732k)
Papio anubis
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (728k)
Syncerus caffer
Herd of African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) staring at us. They always stare at visitors. They can look pretty threatening that way, especially for the fact that they are known to have a bad temper. (899k)
African Buffalo Staring
African Buffalo staring at us. (623k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamuses resting in the river (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (713k)
Loxodonta africana
West African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (881k)

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