Largest National Parks in the World
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Largest National Parks in the World

Northeast Greenland National Park

Size: 972,000 km2

Location: Greenland

Year Founded: 1974

Main Attraction: Musk oxen, Polar bears and walrus

Largest National Parks in the World

Covering an area of 972,000 square kilometres, Greenland’s National Park is the world’s largest.

The main attractions are musk oxen, polar bears and walrus, which can be found near the coastal regions of the park. Other mammals include the Arctic fox, stoat, collared lemming, Arctic hare and Greenland wolf. Other marine mammals include the ringed seal, bearded seal, harp seal and hooded seal as well as narwhal and beluga whale.

The Park has some species of birds which include the great northern diver, barnacle goose, pink-footed goose, common eider, king eider, gyrfalcon, snowy owl, sanderling, ptarmigan and raven.

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