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Canopy of Natural Beauty

Time has stood still for the Ankasa Conservation Area, a remnant of the rain forest that stretched all across West Africa.The Protected Area covers 509 km2 and comprises Nini-Suhien National Park and Ankasa Resource Reserve. This beautiful forest is home to various mammals including Forest Elephant, Bongo, Leopard and Yellow-backed Duiker. 9 primate species, including Roloway Diana Monkey, Geoffrey’s Pied Colobus and White-naped Sooty Mangabey.

Other species such as Water Chevrotain, Giant Forest Hog and Giant Pangolin also occur. Presently, it is uncertain whether the highly endangered subspecies Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus also endemic to Ghana/Eastern Côte d’Ivoire, is found. Some of the birds impressive list of nearly 200 species include the Blue Headed Bee Eater, Black Billed Turaco, Turner’s Eremomela and Grey Parrots. Bird watching, hiking and rock climbing can be enjoyed here in the serenity of the forest that time forgot.