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Noel Kempff National Park

Noel Kempff National Park

Noel Kempff National Park is located in Santa Cruz Department in Northeastern Bolivia. Noel Kempff National Park covers an area of 15,234 km².

 

 

 

Location: Santa Cruz Department    Map

Area: 15,234 km²

 

 

 

Description of Noel Kempff National Park

Noel Kempff National Park  Noel Kempff National Park  Noel Kempff National Park

The large area of this Bolivian park covers several ecosystems including wooded savannah, the mountains and Amazon rain forest. Noel Kempff park contains over 4,000 species of plants, 130 species of mammals, 620 species of birds and 70 species of reptiles and many more. Many of these species are considered rare and are on the verge of extinction due to deforestation and hunting. National park is named after famous Professor Noel Kempff Mercado who devoted his entire life to study the ecosystem of the preserve. In 2000 Noel Kempff National Park was added to UNESCO World Heritage list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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