Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Sierra Leone geography and wildlife
Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa. Sierra Leone is bordered by Guinea to the north and Liberia to the south and southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. it is about 71,740 km to give you as better idea it is about half the size of Illinois Sierra Leone climate is tropical. it has dry seasons from December to May and rainy seasons from may to November. The average temperature varies from around 26 °C (78.8 °F) to 36 °C (96.8 °F) during the year.
Sierra Leone is home to approximately 2090 known plant species, 147 known species of mammals like the wart hog, 172 known bird species like the African Harrier Hawk , 67 known reptile species like the crocodile , 35 known amphibian species and 99 known species of fish.