Ozark Mountain forests

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Ozark Mountain forests
Ouachita Mountains in Oklahoma
Ozark Mountain Forests map.svg
BiomeTemperate broadleaf and mixed forests
Bird species191[1]
Mammal species61[1]
Area62,000 km2 (24,000 sq mi)
CountryUnited States
StatesArkansas and Oklahoma
Coordinates35°N 94°W / 35°N 94°W / 35; -94Coordinates: 35°N 94°W / 35°N 94°W / 35; -94
Habitat loss25.522%[1]

The Ozark Mountain forests are a temperate broadleaf and mixed forests ecoregion of the central United States delineated by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The ecoregion covers an area of 23,900 square miles (62,000 square kilometers) in northern Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.

The Boston Mountains and Ouachita Mountains are the main mountain ranges of the region.

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  1. ^ a b c d Hoekstra, J. M.; Molnar, J. L.; Jennings, M.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D.; Boucher, T. M.; Robertson, J. C.; Heibel, T. J.; Ellison, K. (2010). Molnar, J. L. (ed.). The Atlas of Global Conservation: Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities to Make a Difference. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-26256-0.

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