mago national park
Mago National Park, which is home for a wide range of people, is found on the east bank of the Omo River. The park was established in 1979 and with a total area of 2162 square kilometers, it is the place where the most fascinating tribes including the Mursi, Karo, Banna, Hammer, Bodi and Dizi still live in the most primitive way. The park mainly consist of grasslands with some forest areas located around the rivers. Many animals can be found in the Mago National Park. Some of the common ones are the buffalo, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, hartebeest, leopard, lion and zebra. Bird species are also prevalent in Mago, with the rare Turdoides tenebrosus (Dusky Babbler) being found at Lake Dipa.