Northwestern Andean montane forests

WWF Abstract

In the wilderness of the northern Andes, animals have found ways to shelter themselves, whether from this ecoregion’s ample rains or from its predators. Some have built-in suits of armor for protection--such as the species of armadillo, porcupine, and armored rat that can be found here.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Colombia, Ecuador
Area:20,095,998 acres (8,132,562 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER