Game and Nature Reserve

Ogba Zoo and Nature Park: a botanical garden and arboretum created from Ogba Forest reserve in 1966. A zoological garden was added in 1971, retaining the features of a nature park in an urban setting and owned by Edo State Government, Ministry of Environment, under Management (PPP). Ogba Zoo and Nature Park is managed by BENZOPA a Non Governmental Organization which is into Bio-diversity conservation and Eco-tourism.

The Okomu National Park, formerly the Okomu Wildlife Sanctuary, is a forest block within the 1,082 kmĀ² Okomu Forest Reserve in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State in Nigeria. The park is about 60 km north west of Benin City. The park holds a small fragment of the rich forest that once covered the region, and is the last habitat for many endangered species. It continues to shrink as villages encroach on it, and is now less than one third of its original size. Image Map