Did you know that a very powerful king named Allada, founded Benin? It was founded in the 16th century. During summer they wear winter coats. Benin has very beautiful beaches. One is even named Obama BeachBenin is located in the western area of Africa. Benin’s coordinates are 9.3077° N, 2.3158° E. The bottom is surrounded by water. Togo, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, and the ocean are all located right next to Benin. It is 440 miles from the equator. Porto-Novo coordinates of longitude and latitude are 6.4969° N, 2.6289°E.There are many plants and animals in Benin. There are some neat birds like guinea fowl, wild duck, and partridge, as well as many tropical species. Some of the other animals are lions, leopards, elephants, antelope, monkeys, wild pigs, crocodiles, and buffalo. There are many kinds of snakes such as python and puff adders. Did you know that the leopard is Benin’s National animal? There are also many kinds of plants. Benin listens to manly folk music. They also listen too many different kinds of music as well. Some instruments they use are very interesting. According to google.com here are the top 10 instruments in Benin. The Kora is the number one instrument. It has a circle at the bottom like a drum. It has a straight thing with strings like a guitar. The second is the Kalimba it is referred to as a thumb piano. It is a circle with a little hole at the end of it. Then it has little metal prongs that you pluck with your thumb. The third is The talking Drum which is the most popular instruments. It is an hour-shaped drum that is usually placed under the arm. To vary the pitch or sound, the player presses or squeezes the narrow edge. Men and women in Benin wear western and traditional style clothing. Some great Human environmental changes are that desertification, deforestation, wildlife endangerment, and water pollution. People are taking down tons of the forest so they can build homes and stores. They don’t realise that they are destroying animals homes. Same with the deserts. People are just cleaning everything in their path and just destroying the animal’s homes and they don’t realise it. Then people are just killing all the poor innocent animals. They don’t even deserve to die. Some of the earliest remains such as bones, tools, butchery marks on animal bones that were left by earlier humans, and other types of evidence have given anthropologist an idea about how early humans lived, functioned as a group and adapted to their environments. According to google.com it is believed that the earliest humans have derived from the Miocene hominoids which originated in Africa roughly around 23 to 14 million years ago. Archaeological research and discoveries have estimated that the behavioral aspects of early humans began roughly around 2.5 to 2.0 million years ago. According to google.com Benin uses like the same transportation that North America. Benin uses trains, cars, boats, canoes, buses, and planes. The train route starts at Cotonou, then to Abomey and Bohicon, then to Dassa Zoumé and finally ends at Parakou. Here are some major export goods. Cotton, cashews, Shea butter, textiles, Palm products, and seafood. The main export partners are Lebanon 21.7%, China 21.6%, India 18.5%, Niger 4.9, Nigeria 4.9% (2013 east.). Some imports $1.755 billion, Foodstuffs, capital goods, petroleum products. Benin speaks many languages. Their main language is French. Did you know that French is a romance language of the Indo-European family. There are some interesting jobs in Benin. There is a lot of street vendors. They sell food toys and may other things. Benin is located in the western area of Africa. There are some neat birds like guinea fowl, wild duck, and partridge, as well as many tropical species. Some great Human environmental changes are that desertification, deforestation, wildlife endangerment, and water pollution. Benin uses like the same transportation that North America. Their main language is French. That is my story on Benin.