Emas National Park

Infobox World Heritage Site
WHS = Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks


State Party = BRA
Type = Natural
Criteria = ix, x
ID = 1035
Region = Latin America and the Caribbean
Year = 2001
Session = 25th
Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1035

The Emas National Park ( _pt. Parque Nacional das Emas) is a national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located between the states of Goiás and Mato Grosso do Sul in the Center-West Region of Brazil, between 17º50’—18º15’S and 52º39’—53º10’W.Emas National Park shows a typical cerrado ecosystem; a treeless savannah with tall termite houses and an interesting amount of wildlife: the giant anteater, the maned wolf, the greater rhea and the armadillo, among others.

External links

* [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=&ll=-18.098866,-52.874451&spn=0.659198,1.007996&t=k Satellite photo (Google)]
* [http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parque_Nacional_das_Emas=k link in Portuguese]
* [http://www.ccpne.xpgplus.com.br/=k conselho consultivo]

ee also

* List of national parks of Brazil


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