West Sudanian savanna

WWF Abstract

Imagine grass so tall that if you were walking through it and looked up, it would frame the sky. That’s the kind of grass that grows in the West Sudanian Savanna. No wonder local people call it elephant grass.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger, Nigeria
Area:404,863,997 acres (163,842,647 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Foret Classee de la Mare Aux Hippopotames Bird Reserve
Foret Classee de Samba Dia Classified Forest
Gambia River National Park
Parc National de la Boucle du Baoule National Park
Parc National de la Comoe National Park
Parc National du Niokolo-Koba National Park
Reserve de la Biosphere de la Pendjari Biosphere Reserve
The W Region National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER