Gambela Region

Gambella Is in the west of Ethiopia approximately 800 kms from Addis Ababa. It can be reached both by air and land. The whole area of Gambella Is a vast collection of Savannas,

untouched forests, fast flowing rivers and wide grass plains stretching to the border of the Sudan. Gambella teems with wildlife of a wide variety.

The most commonly observed are the Nile Lechwe, Buffalo, Giraffe, water buck, bush buck zebra, various antelopes etc. The most outstanding feature of the area Is the spectacular migration of herds of white-eared kob. The rivers of Gambella are full of crocodiles and hippos. The inhabitants of this area are Nilotic people, the Anuwak and Nuer.

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