Ozark Mountain forests

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Ozark Mountain forests
Ouachita Mountains in Oklahoma
Ozark Mountain Forests map.svg
Biome Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
Bird species 191[1]
Mammal species 61[1]
Area 62,000 km2 (24,000 sq mi)
Country United States
States Arkansas and Oklahoma
Coordinates 35°N 94°W / 35°N 94°W / 35; -94Coordinates: 35°N 94°W / 35°N 94°W / 35; -94
Habitat loss 25.522%[1]
Protected 20.57%[1]

The Ozark Mountain forests are a temperate broadleaf and mixed forests ecoregion of the central United States delineated by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The ecoregion covers an area of 23,900 square miles (62,000 square kilometers) in northern Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.

The Boston Mountains and Ouachita Mountains are the main mountain ranges of the region.

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  1. ^ a b c d Hoekstra, J. M.; Molnar, J. L.; Jennings, M.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D.; Boucher, T. M.; Robertson, J. C.; Heibel, T. J.; Ellison, K. (2010). Molnar, J. L., ed. The Atlas of Global Conservation: Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities to Make a Difference. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-26256-0. 

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