Afghan Mountains semi-desert

WWF Abstract

Only those visitors with eagle eyes can spot the wily creatures that live in the Afghan mountains. It is more likely that you would find the hoof prints of deer or the paw prints of desert cats. All the creatures found here are well-adapted to this open, dry desert environment.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Afghanistan
Area:3,391,998 acres (1,372,693 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Ajar Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Reserve
Nuristan Reserve National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder