Kwiambana Forest Reserve
About Kwiambana Forest Reserve Kwiambana Forest Reserve was submitted the site to UNESCO as a potential World Heritage Center in November 1995 by the Nigerian government. The Kwiambana ruins were built on and around a granite inselberg with two peaks. They were protected by a ditch and a bank between five and seven meters high, topped by a rubble wall. In areas where the wall passes over bare rock, it is built of mud block with loopholes. Around the hillside there are some low free-stone walls. Within the enclosed area are several well-preserved mud structures, and several level sites where buildings may once have stood.The walls were constructed of natural coursed rubble, with alternating layers of stone and subsoil, and have resisted erosion. Kwiambana Forest Reserve is located in Zamfara, Nigeria.
Kalale Hippopotamus Pond
About Kalale Hippopotamus Pond Did you know that? Hippos secrete an oily red substance, which gave rise to the myth that they sweat blood. The liquid is actually a skin moistener and sun block that may also provide protection against germs. The Kalale Hippopotamus pond is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Zamfara state. The Kalale pond is a large one and it’s the habitat of several hippopotamuses. Kalale is in the Dangulbi area of Maru Local Government. It is about 120km from Gusau. Hippopotamuses spend most of the day in water and come out at night to feed. This natural behavior has proved to be most unfortunate for the Kalale locals, though, as the Hippos steal food and destroy farms. Safety It is a very safe location but guests are advised not to be to close to the animals. Things to Do Any animal that secretes a natural sunscreen and skin moisturizer has got to be fun to watch. Hippos are unique animals. Tourists should make sure to capture these animals on camera or film as they live in their natural habitat. What to Bring Before heading to the Kalale Hippopotamus pond here are some things to go along with; a good camera, flip flops, sun screen. Best Features The best feature by far at Kalale pond are the Hippos. They are magnificent creatures. Many nature lovers wait patiently for hours just to see them come out of the water. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit is between 9am and 7pm. Don't be anywhere near the pond when the animals come out at night to feed. Most Common Visitors Tourists, nature/wild life lovers, researchers are the most common visitors to Kalale pond. Why You Should Visit Hippos are unique animals. They are the third largest land living mammals in the world. To be able observe them in their natural habitat is awe-insipiring and quite a beautiful sight.Weather at Kalale Hippopotamus pond. Weather at Kalale Hippopotamus Pond Kalale hippopotamus pond is located in the North-West region of the country. This region experience two seasons which are the rainy and dry season. The rainy season come heavily from the month of May, June, July. While the dry season usually comes between the month of October up until April.
Kuyambana Game Reserve
About Kuyambana Game Reserve Kuyambana Game Reserve is a vast forest area set aside by the government for the preservation of plants and animals, especially the endangered species. This area stretches from the Dajin Rugu to the Kontagora forest. Kuyambana Game Reserve is a safe haven for animals like elephants, lions, and hyenas as the government has restricted hunting and human activities in this area. It is about 100km from Gusau. Safety This is a relatively safe location but guests are advised not to move to close to the animals. Things to Do While at kuyambana game reserve, some of the things to do include; sightseeing, bird watching, feeding the animals, picnicking. What to Bring Before heading to the Kuyambana game reserve here are somethings to take along with you; picnic set, mosquito repellant, sun screen, camera to capture the sights and take selfies with. Best Features Animals on show like elephants, lions and hyenas make for exciting viewing. Best Time to Visit Kuyambana Game Reserve The best time to visit kuyambana game reserve is during the day when the reserve will be open for all and sundry. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors at the kuyambana game reserves are nature enthusiasts, zoologists, fun lovers, class groups. Why You Should Visit To get to know more about animals, see some rare species of animals and also to explore nature. Weather at Kuyambana Game Reserve Kuyambana game reserve is located in the North-West region of the country. This region experiences two seasons which are the rainy and dry seasons. The rainy season come heavily from the month of May, June, July. While the dry season usually comes between the month of October up until April.
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