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Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna


The Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna, also known as the Argentine Mesopotamian grasslands, is a flooded grassland ecoregion of Argentina.

Setting

The ecoregion covers an area of 77,600 square kilometers , lying west of the Uruguay River in Argentina's Corrientes Province, extending north and south into adjacent portions of Missiones and Entre Rios provinces.

Flora

The ecoregion is covered by a mosaic of seasonally wet habitats, including grasslands, marshes, woodland, and gallery forests.

Fauna

The Mesopotamian savanna is an endemic bird area, with three endemic species, two of which are threatened.

External links

Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna (World Wildlife Fund)

Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna (National Geographic)

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