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Uruguayan savanna


The Uruguayan savanna, also known as the Brazilian-Uruguayan savanna, is a subtropical grassland and savanna ecoregion which includes all of Uruguay, some areas of northeastern Argentina and southernmost Brazil.

Flora

The ecoregion consists mostly of medium-tall grasslands, with areas of palm savanna, gallery forests along rivers, and enclaves of submontane forest.

Fauna

Grazing mammals include the Pampas Deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus), the Gray Brocket or Guazuvira Deer (Mazama gouazoubira), and the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), the world's largest living rodent.

External links

Uruguayan savanna (World Wildlife Fund)

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