Itigi-Sumbu thicket

WWF Abstract

Crawling on your belly may be the best way to move through the Itigi-Sumbu Thicket. Its shrubs grow so densely that almost no light reaches the ground. Humans may have a hard time moving through it, but not elephants. With their tough hides and large size, they can plow through the dense shrubs, which bounce back into place behind them as if these giant mammals had never passed.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Countries:Tanzania, Zambia
Area:1,919,999 acres (776,996 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER