Gwollu Crocodile Ponds

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Gwollu Crocodile Ponds

Gwollu is the District capital town of the Sissala West in the Upper West Region of Ghana.Also the hometown of the only president in the third republic of the history of Ghana,Dr.Hilla Limann. A cross section of the people of Gwollu specifically the Wuljua area beleieve crocodiles to be their totem and hence taboo harming or taking its meat. They have a believe that,each person from their area has a replica crocodile as the soul and that,any harm to any crocodile would be replicated on a human being. It is against this background that,they protect and preserve crocodiles and thus the crocodile ponds in Gwollu.

Location: Gwollu Crocodile Ponds,
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