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Some conservation targets

  • All species endemic to the Nimba Mountains and the forests of Upper Guinea, and in particular two species of amphibians, bats and the Nimba otter shrew (an African species of insectivorous, semi-aquatic shrew).
  • Eleven species of primates and forest duikers (small forest antelopes). More than 400 species of birds, including 16 endangered species : the Black-headed rufous warbler, Sierra Leone Prinia, the Nimba Flycatcher, and the White-necked Rockfowl.
  • Low- and medium-altitude forests, with an unbroken altitudinal gradient, from 400m to 1600m.