Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests

WWF Abstract

Thousands of plants that are unique to West Tropical Africa blanket the hills, plains, and mountains of the Atlantic Equatorial Coastal Forest ecoregion. Known for its tremendous richness of forest mammals, from lowland gorillas and chimpanzees to forest elephants and African buffalo, this region is very important in the conservation of large mammals in Africa. But the region is also critically important habitat for small mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Area:46,847,998 acres (18,958,712 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Parc National de la Lopé National Park
Reserve de Moukalaba-Dougoua (Gamba Complex) Faunal Reserve
Reserve des Monts Doudou (Gamba Complex) Wildlife Management Area
Reserve Forestiere de Luki Forest Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER