Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests

WWF Abstract

If you venture to the Central American countries of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, you have a chance to see a classic jungle environment. Blanketing the lowland regions of these countries, the Isthmian-Atlantic Moist Forests feature huge buttressed trees, abundant palms, and lush understory vegetation. And they're home to an amazing assortment of animals--from rare butterflies to brilliantly colored birds to great jungle cats.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
Area:14,528,000 acres (5,879,273 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive

Protected Areas

Arenal National Park
Barbilla National Park
Barro Colorado Island Natural Monument
Braulio Carrillo National Park
Cahuita National Park
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve
Guanacaste National Park
Juan Castro Blanco National Park
La Amistad International Park National Park
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone
Parque Nacional Fronterizo Darién National Park
Reserva Biológica Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve
Reserva Biológica Hitoy Cerere Biological Reserve
Reserva de la Biosfera de la Amistad Biosphere Reserve
Rincón de la Vieja National Park
Tortuguero National Park
Volcán Poás National Park
Volcán Tenorio National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder