Embedded Player For more than 20 years, southern Sudan was a war zone. But the conflict was not as devastating to the animals of Boma National Park as believed. The park is teeming with wildlife, raising hopes that it could attract eco-minded tourists and create badly needed local jobs. But the area is so remote that it would take a major investment to bring creature comforts to a land of prickly acacia trees, tall grass and cattails.