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June 05, 2020 - Female First

World Environment Day: 5 of the Most Biodiverse Regions – And the Animals You'll Find There

World Environment Day: 5 of the Most Biodiverse Regions – And the Animals You'll Find There
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Biodiversity can be a tricky beast to pin down.

Depending on which source you look at, there are 17 'megadiverse countries', 36 'biodiversity hotspots', and 200 'ecoregions'.

Assessment criteria vary, but whichever way you slice it, there are a few locations that are always up there in the ecological top tier. To mark World Environment Day, here are the most biodiverse regions across the globe – and the remarkable wildlife they contain.

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