Ilhas de Orango National Park

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Summary

Site

Ilhas de Orango National Park consists of the most southerly group of islands. The boundary of the park covers the offshore area of 10 km and includes forest, coastal wooded savanna, mangroves, channels and shallow seas. The mangroves cover an area of 174 km² of land.

Ape status

Year Estimated Number of Individuals Source Dates
2009 ?
2008 ?
2007
2006

Table 1: Chimpanzee population estimates in Ilhas de Orango NP

Threats to Apes

Major Threats Ilhas de Orango NP
Poaching
Disease
uncontrolled Tourism
Habitat destruction
Logging
Mining

Table 2: Threats to chimpanzees in Ilhas de Orango NP


Conservation activities

Conservation actions Ilhas de Orango NP
Law Enforcement
Long-term Research
Permanent Monitoring Program
Education
Public Awareness Campaign
Ecotourism

Table 3: Conservation activities in Ilhas de Orango NP

Surveys

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