Forest–savanna mosaic

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Elephants forage In a forest-savanna mosaic in Lopé National Park.

Forest–savanna mosaic is a transitory ecotone between the tropical moist broadleaf forests of Equatorial Africa and the drier savannas and open woodlands to the north and south of the forest belt. The forest–savanna mosaic consists of drier forests, often gallery forest, interspersed with savannas and open grasslands.

Ecoregions[edit]

The World Wildlife Fund recognizes several distinct forest-savanna mosaic ecoregions:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western Africa: Stretching form Nigeria to Senegal - Ecoregions - WWF". World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Central Africa - Ecoregions - WWF". World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Angolan Miombo woodlands - Ecoregions - WWF". World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola - Ecoregions - WWF". World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 11 August 2017.