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Maputo Special Reserve
Location Mozambique
Opened 1932

Maputo Special Reserve, (formerly known as Maputo Elephant Reserve), is a nature reserve in Mozambique. The Reserve is 77,400 hectares (191,000 acres) in extent and was originally proclaimed in 1932. The reserve will eventually form part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, which includes national parks from South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. At the moment it form part of the Usuthu-Tembe-Futi Transfrontier Conservation Area.

Habitats

Fauna

Includes 250 African elephants[1]

Birds, zebra, antelope, crocodiles and hippos.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Elephant Update – Conserving elephants across borders". WWF. 1 July 2005. http://www.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/south_africa/news/?21575/b-Elephant-Update-BBRConserving-elephants-across-borders. Retrieved 21 November 2009.  
  2. ^ "Visit The Elephants At Maputo Elephant Reserve". Accommodation Direct. http://www.mozambique-direct.com/activity/visit-the-elephants-at-maputo-elephant-reserve. Retrieved November 22, 2009.  


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