Boucle du Baoulé National Park

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Species Pop. Size Trend Data Quality


Boucle du Baoulé National park (IUCN category: II) is located in western Mali and covers an area of 3,33 km2.

Ape status

Year Estimated Number of Individuals Source Comments
2009 .. ..
2008 .. .. ..
2007 .. .. ..
2006 .. .. ..

Table 1: Chimpanzee population estimate in Boucle du Baoulé NP

Threats to Apes

Major Threats Boucle du Baoulé NP
Poaching yes
Disease no
uncontrolled Tourism no
Habitat destruction yes
Logging no
Mining no

Table 2: Threats to chimpanzees in Boucle du Baoulé NP

Conservation activities

The management of national parks and faunal reserves is entrusted to the National Parks Department (Direction des parcs nationaux).

Conservation actions Boucle du Baoulé NP
Law Enforcement ..
Long-term Research yes
Permanent Monitoring Program yes
Education yes
Public Awareness Campaign yes
Ecotourism ..

Table 3: Conservation activities in Boucle du Baoulé NP




  • Duvall, C.S. (2008). Human settlement ecology and chimpanzee habitat selection in Mali. Landscape Ecol (23): 699-716.
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