Nigerian lowland forests

WWF Abstract

One quarter of the entire population of continental Africa lives in Nigeria, so it should come as no surprise that cities, farms, and roads have replaced a lot of natural habitat here. But scattered among human settlements are pockets of a rich, lowland forest that once grew widely in this region. These forests are home to antelope, hippos, and much more.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Nigeria, Benin
Area:16,640,000 acres (6,733,969 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Omo Strict Natural Reserve Forest Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER