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)
Sausage Tree Kigelia
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses). (921k)
Mangroves
Mangroves. (1014k)
African Baobab Adansonia
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (725k)
African Baobab Adansonia
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (778k)
Termite Mound Mounds
Termite mound. These mounds are often higher than 3 meters. (921k)
Ghost Crab Ocypode
Ghost Crab (Ocypode sp.). (929k)
Agama Lizard Agama
Agama Lizard (Agama sp., french: Agama (genre)). (643k)
Fruit Bat
Fruit Bat. (554k)
Nile Crocodiles Crocodylus
Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (710k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (498k)
Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile. (571k)
Common Duiker Sylvicapra
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia, german: Kronenducker, french: Céphalophe de Grimm). (757k)
Oribi Ourebia Ourebi
Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (897k)
Bachelor Group Buffon's
Bachelor group of Buffon's Kob. (788k)
Two Female Buffon's
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
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (914k)
Fighting Male Buffon's
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (867k)
Fighting Male Buffon's
Fighting male Buffon's Kobs. (675k)
Kéwel Bushbuck Tragelaphus
Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché) and Grey Heron. (707k)
Herd Roan Antelope
Herd of Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (817k)
Roan Antelope Hippotragus
Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus, german: Pferdeantilope, french: Antilope rouanne). (749k)
Warthogs Phacochoerus Africanus
Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (1075k)
Warthogs Mother Baby
Warthogs mother with baby. (796k)
Grazing Warthog Characteristically
Grazing warthog. They characteristically go on their front knees when grazing. (869k)
Red Monkey Or
Red Monkey or Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (732k)
Olive Baboon Papio
Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (728k)
Herd African Buffalo
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)
Hippopotamuses Resting River
Hippopotamuses resting in the river (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (713k)
West African Bush
West African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (881k)

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