Saola prefer broadleaf evergreen forests that are in the wet lowland Annamite Mountains of Laos PDR and Vietnam, including marshes and swamps. They are found at elevations between 400 and 750 m. The habitat has long rainy seasons with high average annual rainfall
Range elevation: 400 to 750 m.
Habitat Regions: tropical ; terrestrial
Terrestrial Biomes: forest ; rainforest
Wetlands: marsh ; swamp
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