|Turkmenistan||0 ha||Nature Reserve||Badhys|
|Turkmenistan||0 ha||Nature Reserve||Kopetdag|
|Turkmenistan||0 ha||Nature Reserve||Sunt-Khasardag|
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Kopetdag-Badhys consists of two neighbouring nature reserves located in Turkmenistan, southeast of the Caspian Sea. The habitat consists of mountanous steppes, rocks and mountainous forests. Landscape is characterized by a semi-desert mountain range (Kopetdag) with northern slopes and the plateau Badhys-Karabil in the southeast, which is a hilly desert.
The total area size if 10-12 million ha.
The area includes three nature reserves, zapovedniks:
These areas are considered to be protected completely but a lot of poaching is going on. Besides the zapovedniks there are nature sanctuaries (zakasniks) with a lower status of protection. The rest of the area is not protected at all. The protected areas do not include all the necessary habitat for all large herbivores species.
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