West Siberian taiga

WWF Abstract

Contrary to what you might think, Siberia is not all ice and permafrost. This ecoregion, in fact, contains the largest swamps and bogs in the world, making up 40 percent of the entire ecoregion. Many animals are well adapted to these wetland conditions.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Boreal Forests/Taiga
Countries:Russia
Area:412,735,999 acres (167,028,333 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Denezhkin Kamen State Nature Reserve
Ilmensky Zapovednik
Malaya Sozva Zapovednik
Pripyshminskie Forests National Park
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve
Verkhne-Tazovsky State Nature Reserve
Yugansky State Nature Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder