Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

WWF Abstract

Visit much of Italy and you'll encounter farms, orchards, and lively cities. But in less developed parts of the country you can still find stretches of oak forests filled with a surprising number of plant and animal species. In these places, green woodpeckers drill holes in trees, golden eagles soar, and small populations of brown bears wander in the most secluded spots.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Countries:Italy, France
Area:25,216,000 acres (10,204,553 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