CROSS RIVER NATIONAL PARK

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CROSS RIVER NATIONAL PARK

The Cross River National Park is a public park of Nigeria, situated in Cross River State, Nigeria. There are two separate areas, Okwangwo (set up 1991) and Oban (built up 1988).

The recreation center has an absolute region of around 4,000 km2, a large portion of which comprises of essential sodden tropical rainforests in the North and Central parts, with mangrove swamps on the seaside zones. Portions of the recreation center have a place with the Guinea-Mongolian locale, with a shut shelter and dissipated emanant trees arriving at 40 or 50 meters in stature.

Cross River National Park is situated on Latitude 5º.05' and 6º.29' N, and Longitudes 8º.15' and 9º.30'E, in the extraordinary south-eastern corner of Nigeria, in Cross River State.

The Oban Hills Division is the bigger of the two divisions and is about 3000sqkm; the most extravagant in biodiversity. It is biologically bordering with Korup National Park in the Republic of Cameroon isolated uniquely by the worldwide limit among Nigeria and Cameroon. Around 1,568 plant species, 77 of which are endemic to Nigeria; 75 well-evolved creatures including woodland elephants, chimpanzees, drills and wild oxen, 282 fowls including the olive green ibis, and 42 snake species have all been archived in the Park.

It is likewise wealthy in epiphytic greeneries and orchids.
Okwangwo Division is around 1000 sq. km and has around 1,545 recorded types of plants in 98 families.

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