Temperate forest

Mixed temperate forest, Pukhansan National Park, Seoul, South Korea. This forest is not special for its biodiversity (it probably has few rare, endangered, endemic, or ecologically important species) but for its location. This forest is in Pukhansan National Park, part of which is located in Seoul, which has over ten million people in the metropolitan area. There is a partial ring of open space such as this around the city, although the center city is remarkably dense.