Limpopo National Park

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Limpopo National Park

Post by Ginzy » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:49 pm

Limpopo National Park was proclaimed in the early 2000s following it be zoned as a hunting concession (Coutada 16). After the Mozambique civil war, its wildlife numbers were decimated.

The park is part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, and is approximately 1 million ha in extent - half the size of Kruger and bordering it immediately to the north-east. It is bounded to the north by the Limpopo, the south by the Olifants, and bisected by the Shingwedzi. Communities (and associated crops and livestock) still live inside the park, particularly along the rivers - though there has been an effort to relocate partially outside the park.
The park can be accessed from Kruger through the Giriyondo and Pafuri Border posts.

Here is a new article describing some of the progress being carried out to try get this Park to a state replicating Kruger to the west, and some of the great challenges being faced:

"Guarding Limpopo National Park’s carnivores "
http://www.peaceparks.org/news.php?pid=1793&mid=1813

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Re: Limpopo National Park

Post by Richprins » Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:00 pm

:ty:
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Re: Limpopo National Park

Post by Flutterby » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:32 am

Interesting..thanks. \O

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Re: Limpopo National Park

Post by Lisbeth » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:53 am

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