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Zakouma National Park, Chad

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The abundance of wildlife at Zakouma National Park makes this area one of the world's top safari destinations. Home to 44 species of large mammals, the park shelters endangered elephants, lions, giraffes, leopards, and buffaloes, as well as many bird species. Plan to visit Zakouma National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chad attractions using our Chad sightseeing planner.
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  • My wife and I are seasoned Africa travelers and we were part of a group with four other experienced travelers. We all thought this was one of the best if not THE best safaris we’ve been on. Eights...  more »
  • This is absolutely not a trip for sissies - temperatures in the high 40C, lions walking through camp, tetse flies etc - but was the most exceptional wildlife experience we have ever...  more »
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  • Zakouma National Park has experienced one of the most spectacular transformations in all of Africa. The national park is part of the Greater Zakouma Ecosystem—the primary safe haven for Central and West African wildlife—but between 2002-2010, poachers on horseback ransacked the park, decimating its natural resources while stirring fear and insecurity in local communities. In total, 4,000 elephants—95% of Zakouma’s population—were slaughtered for their ivory
  • A wonderful parqué, un the dry season or the wet season. Most people will visit from January to March or late April. If you want to see African wildlife, Zakouma will give you all that you can handle. Hopefully you can handle getting there....it is spectacular!
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