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Volcanoes National Park
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Volcanoes National Park

Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Rwanda
Best of: Wildlife
The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), and spans 160 sq km covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.
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