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Zion National Park
Zion National Park

Zion National Park is a national park located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (593 km2) park is Zion Canyon, 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Located at the junction of the Colorado PlateauGreat Basin, andMojave Desert regions, the park's unique geography and variety of life zones allow for unusual plant and animal diversity. Numerous plant species as well as 289 species of birds, 75 mammals (including 19 species of bat), and 32 reptiles inhabit the park's four life zones: desertriparianwoodland, and coniferous forest. Common plant species include CottonwoodCactusDaturaJuniperPineBoxelder,Sagebrushyucca , and various willows. Notable megafauna include mountain lionsmule deer and Golden Eagles, along with reintroduced California Condors and Bighorn Sheep.

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