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National Parks
Semien Mountains National Park
Bale Mountains National Park
Awash National Park
Abijata and Shall National Park
Mago National Park
Omo National Park
Nech Sar National Park
Gambella National Park
Yangudi Ras Sanctuary
Babille wildlife Sanctuary
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Yangudi Ras Sanctuary
Located in the Afar Region, its 4730 square kilometers of territory include Mount Yangudi and the surrounding Rassa Plains, with altitudes from 400 to 1459 meters above sea level.

This national park was proposed in 1977 in specific to protect the African Wild Ass, but the steps needed to officially establish this park have not been completed as of 2002. The park headquarters are in Gewane. Other animals endemic to the park include Beisa Oryx, Soemmering's and Dorcas gazelle, gerenuk and Grevy's zebra. The Awash - Asseb highway crosses the Yangudi Rassa National Park, as does the Awash River.

Senkelle Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary: is a protected area in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, dedicated especially to the protection of the Swayne's Hartebeest.