10 Of The Most Naturally Stunning World Heritage Sites In Africa

Written by Julia Austin

Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt

Wadi Al-Hitan is very much what it sounds like—a valley full of fossil remains from an extinct line of whales. This site holds important evidence about the evolution of the whale from a land-based animal to an ocean-dwelling one. Most of the fossils represent the final stages of the animal losing its limbs.

Source: Unesco.org