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Rwanda has 3 major conservation areas presently which include; Akagera National Park, Volcanoes Park as well as Nyungwe forest. Of these, each protects a different ecosystem along with a group of big mammals, as a result more information on the fauna of each one of the reservation is given under the recommended regional part. Generally speaking, though Akagera holds up typical savanna fauna dominated by a number of antelope, different grazers like zebra, buffalo as well as giraffe, the aquatic hippopotamus along with plain predators like lions, leopards and spotted hyena.
Nyungwe Forest along with Volcanoes Park supported the same group of large mammals over 500 years ago. At the moment the faunas defer, basically due to prolonged deforestation along the lower slopes of theVirungas. These volcanoes presently support bamboo specialist like golden monkey along with mountain gorilla, and a relic population of habitat – tolerant mammals species such as buffalo and elephant.