Algeria's Ahaggar National Park covers an area of approximately 450,000 square kilometers in the Saharan Algeria Region in the extreme south of the country. The closest populated area near the park, which lies in a desert mountainous zone, is the oasis city of Tamanrasset. The Ahaggar Mountains, also known as the Hoggar, dominate the park, with the highest peak being Mount Tahat, measuring ...
The varied vegetation of Algeria includes coastal, mountainous and grassy desert-like regions that all support a diverse selection of wildlife, with many of these creatures living in close proximity to civilization. The most commonly seen wildlife in Algeria are wild boars, jackals and gazelles - although it is not uncommon to spot fennecs (foxes) and jerboas. Algeria also has a few small ...