The Nation of Senegal is situated on the west coast of Africa. It was founded in 1958 and is a multilingual country with a multilingual country with varied cultures of people, affluent history and ethnic customs. In addition, Senegal is home to many animals.
Senegal is slightly less in size than South Dakota, has a population of about 10 million and the capital city is Dakar. It has three main rivers called the S'n'gal, Gambia and Casamance. Senegal consists mainly of flat land covered sand; however, hills can be found in the southeast, along with tall lush forests in the area of Casamance. Additionally, small, raised, flat terrain and volcanic rocks can be found on the Cape Verde peninsula.
The climate is tropical with two definite seasons ranging in temperatures up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit, especially during the dry season. The rainfall during the rainy season ranges throughout the country from 12 to 40 inches. It's no wonder that Senegal has an abundance of native tropical wildlife spread across six individual game parks.
The wildlife parks in the northern part of Senegal are known as Iles de la Madeleine, Langue de Barbarie and Djoudj. In the south, the national wildlife parks are Delta du Saloun and Casamance, and in the eastern part of the country there is one called Kaba. Senegal is home to many species of animals including many kinds of birds. Some of these animals are great white pelicans
, flamingos, crowned cranes, warthogs, long neck giraffes
, golden jackals
, monkeys, buffalos, lions and leopards.