Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets

WWF Abstract

The grasslands and shrublands that extend across this region (known as the Horn of Africa) are home to a wide variety of wild creatures, including birds, reptiles, and large mammals. Many animals in the antelope family graze and browse in these shrublands, including Dorcas gazelles, Soemmering's gazelles, Swayne's hartebeests, and beiras.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan
Area:260,287,998 acres (105,334,816 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Kiunga Marine National Reserve
Nechisar National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER