Zagros Mountains forest steppe

WWF Abstract

If you were to hike through the Zagros Mountains of western Iran, you might hear a group of hyenas bursting into laughter. But this is no joke—hyenas often make their famous laughing cry as a warning to others of their kind when strangers or enemies approach. Like other creatures that inhabit this rugged ecoregion, hyenas have effective strategies for protecting themselves.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Iran
Area:98,303,999 acres (39,782,217 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER