Chiquitano dry forests

WWF Abstract

When most people think about the forests of Brazil and Bolivia, the first image that pops to mind is the warm, moist Amazonian rain forest. But stretching out from the southern border of the Amazonian forests is a different habitat altogether: the Chiquitano Dry Forests. Characterized by dry, thorny, scrub vegetation, the Chiquitano Dry Forests are nonetheless bursting with life. And this ecoregion is considered one of the most biodiverse dry forests in the world!
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Bolivia, Brazil
Area:56,959,999 acres (23,050,894 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
Pantanal National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER