Albertine Rift montane forests

WWF Abstract

There are all sorts of life to amaze you in this high forest region, but you'll want to keep an eye out for some endemic winged creatures. At least 14 species of butterflies and 37 species of birds are found here and nowhere else in the world--the highest figure in Africa for any equivalent-sized area.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,Tanzania
Area:25,663,999 acres (10,385,852 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Impenetrable (Bwindi) Forest Reserve National Park
Kahuzi-BiƩga National Park
Kibale National Park
Mahale Mountains National Park
Parc National des Volcans National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER