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Cool ANIMAL Facts

Sapo and Gola are PYGMY HIPPOS

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Habitat: Forest & Swamps (West Africa mainly Liberia).

Favorite Foods: Fruits, Leaves, Roots & Grass.

Fun Fact: Shy compared to common hippo.

Lives in Sapo National park.

Riah is a PEPPER BIRD (COMMON BULBUL)

Habitat: Bushes, Woodlands, Forest Edges & Gardens (East, West & Central Africa).

Favorite Foods: Fruits, Nectar, Seeds & Bugs.

Fun Fact: This is the national bird of Liberia.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Quama is an AFRICAN FOREST ELEPHANT

ENDANGERED

Habitat: Forests (Africa).

Favorite Foods: Leaves, Fruits & Bark.

Fun Fact: They can cool themselves off by flapping their ears.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Solo is a “KAY KAY” (DOG)

Habitat: Homes & Cities.

Favorite Foods: Anything Edible.

Fun Fact: Market dogs are mixed-bred dogs. Unlike African wild dogs (i.e. Basenjis), most domestic dogs can swim.

Lazzie is a WEST AFRICAN CROCODILE

Habitat: Mangroves & River Basins.

Favorite Foods: Fish, Birds, Frogs & Crustaceans.

Fun Fact: Three species live in Liberia –West African, Slender-Snouted and Dwarf Crocs.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Kweeta is a GIRAFFE

Habitat: Savannas & Woodlands (between Niger to Somalia and Chad to South Africa).

Favorite Foods: Twigs, Shrubs, Grass & Fruit.

Fun Fact: A giraffe’s heart is huge — 2 feet long and weighs up to 25 pounds!

Jenks is a RED COLOBUS MONKEY

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Habitat: Rainforest (West, Central & East Africa)

Favorite Foods: Leaves, Flowers & Unriped Fruit

Fun Fact: Their stomachs can digest toxic plants that other primates cannot digest.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Nawei is a BLACK PANTHER

Habitat: West African Forest

Favorite Foods: Warthogs, Duiker, Birds & Other Meat.

Fun Fact: An African black panther is just a leopard with “melanism”– a dark pigmented color.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Zaq is a LION

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Habitat: Grassy Plains, Savannas & Open Woodlands.

Favorite Foods: Wildebeest, Zebras, Buffalo & Giraffes.

Fun Fact: The Lion is the national animal of Liberia.

Historically found in Lofa and Nimba County.

Mr. Drill Bayogor is a DRILL MONKEY

MOST ENDANGERED

CAMP DIRECTOR: Mr. Drill Bayogar

Habitat: Rainforest (Nigeria, Cameroon & Equatorial Guinea).

Favorite Foods: Fruits, Herbs, Roots, Eggs & Insects.

Fun Fact: Related to the colorful Mandrill. Remember Rafiki from “The Lion King”?

Chef Chewie is a WEST AFRICAN FOREST LEOPARD

CHEF: Chewie

Habitat: Trees & Woods (West and Central African Rainforest).

Favorite Foods: Warthog, Duiker, Birds & Other Meat.

Fun Fact: Leopards can run up to 36 mph.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Coach Sekou Pupoh is an AFRICAN GOAT

COACH: Sekou Pupoh

Habitat: Farms (Africa).

Favorite Foods: Trees, Shrubs, Hay & Grains.

Fun Fact:  Goats can be taught their name and to come when called.

Dr. Viola Harris is a FOREST DUIKER

VULNERABLE

COUNSELOR: Dr. Viola Harris

Habitat: Rainforest (Sub-Saharan Africa).

Favorite Foods: Leaves, Seeds, Fruits & Bark.

Fun Fact: These small antelopes are very shy and quick to hide.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Mr. Daffeh is a TREE FROG

BUS DRIVER: Mr. Daffeh

Habitat: Rainforest Trees

Favorite Foods: Insects & Spiders

Fun Fact: There are over 800 species of tree frogs in the world.

Lives in Sapo National.

Mr. Gaimuni is a PANGOLIN (ANTEATER)

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

MAINTENANCE: Mr. Gaimuni

Habitat: Dry Tropical Forests, Rainforests, Savannas & Grasslands.(4 of the 8 species live only in Africa).

Favorite Foods: Ants & Termites

Fun Fact: Pangolins roll-up into little balls when threatened.

Pangolins live in Sapo National Park and are the MOST TRAFFICKED mammals in the world .

Nurse Cuma is a ZEBRA DUIKER

VULNERABLE

NURSE: Cuma

Habitat: Rainforest Lowlands.

Favorite Foods: Fruit, Foliage & Seeds.

Fun Fact: In the wild, they are more active at night — nocturnal.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Officer Yeahum is a GIANT FOREST HOG

SECURITY: Officer Yeahum

Habitat: Dense Wooded Areas (mainly Liberia).

Favorite Foods: Leaves, Berries & Fruit.

Fun Fact: This is the largest wild member of the pig family.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Old Man Juuku is a DIANA MONKEY

VULNERABLE

GROUNDS KEEPER: Oldman Juuku

Habitat: Rainforest Canopy(mostly Liberia).

Favorite Foods: Fruits & Insects.

Fun Fact: They live in groups of 15 to 30 monkeys with only one adult male.

Lives in Sapo National Park.

Rev. Ida Shepherd is a SHEEP

PASTOR: Rev. Ida Shepherd

Habitat: Farms

Favorite Foods: Grass & Hay

Fun Fact: Sheep can see behind themselves without turning their heads.

Ms. Una Clawson is a WHITE FRONTED BEE EATER

ADMIN: Ms. Una Clawson

Habitat: Savannas (Sub-Equatorial Africa).

Favorite Foods: Bees & Other Insects.

Fun Fact: The Blue headed bee eater resides in tropical rainforests. Other bee eaters might migrate to the tropics.

Several bee eaters live in Sapo National Park.