Flora and Fauna

Natural vegetation – mainly Erica arborea, the african heather plant – can be found in the upper parts of the slopes. Furthermore, southwest of the lake there are indigenous forests home to Hyginia abyssinica, Juniperus procera, Olea Africana, Schefflera abyssinica.
The following animals can be seen around Wenchi Crater Lake: colobus monkeys, common bushbuck duiker. Among the many birds at Wenchi are: white backed vultures, black kites, fantailed ravens, wattle ibis’, white-cheeked Turakos.

See also:

Hiking and Horse Riding in the Bale Mountains (GTZ in Ethiopia)
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