- This 19.5 hectare reserve is a palm forest that is mostly unchanged since prehistoric times.
- The area has the world’s largest number of coco de mer palm trees, which bear the largest seed in the plant kingdom.
- The area shows how the tropics looked before the evolution of more advanced plants.
- British Maj.-Gen. Charles George Gordon believed the area was the original Garden of Eden.
ANSWER Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, Seychelles