Anjanaharibe-Sud covers 32 090 ha and is located about 25 km south-west of the town of Andapa. The average altitude of the massif varies between 500 and 1 500 m, with a highest peak at 2 064 m. The climate of the region is characterized by heavy rainfall (over 3,000 mm per year) and lack of variation between the warm season (26.9 ° C from November to April) and the cool season (22.3 ° C from May to October). It is the wind regime that differentiates the two seasons.
Much of Anjanaharibe-Sud has been degraded. Only three some sections of forest remain, including dense rainforest (800 m - 1,500 m in elevation), sclerophyllous mountain forest (1,400 m and above), and montane forest.
There are no facilities in the reserve so camping gear is needed if you plan to stay overnight. Also note that pork is considered a fady or taboo in Anjanaharibe-Sud.
Protected area status: Special reserve
Location and Access:
Birds: 125 species
Herps: 150 species
Lemur species: 12
Dominant ethnic group(s):
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