The Northwestern Congolian Lowland Forests is part of the Congo Basin rainforest and is one of the richest areas globally for primates. Some of the big mammals include the forest elephant, buffaloes, chimpanzees, and gorillas. Butterflies, amphibians, and birds are also found in large numbers in the

The Gulf of Guinea Central ecoregion largely contains mangroves of the Niger Delta. They are the single most extensive mangrove system in Africa and third globally after India and Indonesia. The mangroves are essential in stabilizing the shoreline. They also act as the nursery areas for fish and

The Central African mangroves region is characterized by mangroves growing on the fertile river mouths and lagoons. They contain tall trees measuring up to 150 feet in height. Mangroves thrive in humid tropical climates where the sea is warm, and therefore they have thrived at the mouth of the Muni

The Atlantic Equatorial, Coastal Forests region covers an area of 73,200 square miles and extends along the Atlantic coast. Apart from Gabon, other countries covered by the ecoregion include; CameroonEquatorial Guinea, Republic of Congo, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a forested