Liberia's vast tropical forests mean that its flora is lush and varied. Among the many varieties of trees, you will find mahogany, rubber, palm and cotton trees, and for fruit trees, pineapple, papaya, mango, cacao and different varieties of citrus fruits. Liberia is known for its rubber trees, which play an important commercial role.
Pygmy hippos, elephants, lions and buffaloes are all part of the animal kingdom here. The ideal place to get a look at them is at the Nimba Mountains Nature Reserve, which benefits from a great climate and offers remarkable views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Nimba. Viviparous toads and chimpanzees are two species that are endemic to Liberia.