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The MONGOLIAN-MANCHURIAN GRASSLAND ecoregion , also known as the MONGOLIAN-MANCHURIAN STEPPE, in the temperate grassland Biome
Biome
, is found in Mongolia
Mongolia
, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China
China
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Setting * 2 Flora * 3 Fauna * 4 Conservation and threats * 5 References * 6 External links

SETTING

The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland
Mongolian-Manchurian grassland
covers an area of 887,300 square kilometers (342,600 sq mi). This Palearctic
Palearctic
temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecoregion of the Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands Biome
Biome
, forms a large crescent around the Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
, extending across central and eastern Mongolia
Mongolia
into the eastern portion of Inner Mongolia
Mongolia
and eastern and central Manchuria
Manchuria
, and then southwest across the North China Plain
North China Plain
. To the northeast and north, the Selenge-Orkhon and Daurian forest steppes form a transition zone between the grassland and the forests of Siberia
Siberia
to the north. On the east and southeast, the grasslands transition to temperate broadleaf and mixed forests , including the Manchurian mixed forests , Northeast China
Northeast China
Plain deciduous forests , and Central China
China
loess plateau mixed forests . On the southwest, the grasslands extend to the