Ural montane forests and tundra

WWF Abstract

The Ural Mountains, aside from being the natural border between Europe and Asia, are also the meeting point for two main vegetation zones in the far north--taiga and tundra. Amid a rich mosaic of plant species live many animals adapted to mountain environments.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Boreal Forests/Taiga
Countries:Russia
Area:43,135,998 acres (17,456,519 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Basegi Zapovednik
Bashkirsky State Nature Reserve
Pechery-Ilych State Nature Reserve
Pechoro-Ilychskiy Biosphere Reserve
Taganay National Park
Visherskii State Nature Reserve
Visimskiy Zapovednik Biosphere Reserve
Visimsky Biosphere Reserve
Yugyd Islands National Park
Yuzhno-Uralsky State Nature Reserve
Zyuratkul National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder