Guinean montane forests

WWF Abstract

In West Africa, scattered mountains and high, flat plains rise up out of the lowland forests and savannas. These mountains and plains are home to an especially diverse assemblage of plants and animals, including chimpanzees that use stones and twigs as tools and endemic species such as the viviparous toad.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Area:7,679,998 acres (3,107,985 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Loma Mountains Non-hunting Forest Reserve No or Non - Hunting Forest Reserve
Mont Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Reserve de la Biosphere des Monts Nimba Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER