Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve
|Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve|
|Biósfera Los Tuxtlas|
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
|Location||Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico|
|Area||1,551 km2 (599 sq mi)|
The Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve or Biósfera Los Tuxtlas, is a biosphere reserve located in the coastal and higher elevations of the Sierra de los Tuxtlas, in Los Tuxtlas of Veracruz state, in Eastern Mexico.
The area is notable for its diversity of plants and animals. It contains the neotropical Sierra de los Tuxtlas tropical rainforest ecoregion, of the Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests Biome.
Other Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests in the region include: