Protected Liberian Biodiversity

The area of Liberia contains many habitats and ecosystems, including marine and freshwater habitats, both of which contains island ecosystems, as well as the many forests for which the country is known. The country has a high species diversity and is a part of the Upper Guinea Forest Hotspot. As seen around the world, the native plants and animals found in Liberia, are threatened by habitat degradation and conversion, fragmentation, pollution, competition for resources, and climate change, among others. Follow the links for a list of protected and endangered fauna and flora.

Photographs of any of these unique creatures are encouraged.