Bora

Province: Mahajanga (Majunga)

Area: 135,500

Protected area status: Special reserve

Year established:

General location: Northern

Location and Access: Northeast of Majunga

Climate: Dry deciduous forest

Average temperature: 27C

Elevation: 0 to 410 m

Precipitation:

Description: Bora has a dry tropical climate with two distinct seasons: a warm rainy season (November - April) and a cool dry season (May - October).

FAUNA
Birds: 48
Reptiles: 15
Frogs: 5
   Lemurs: 6
   Rodents: 6
   Insectivores: 1
Lemur species: Propithecus verreauxi coquereli
Eulemur fulvus fulvus
Microcebus murinus
Cheirogalus medius
Avahi laniger occidentalis
Daubentonis madagascariensis

FLORA:
According to ANGAP, there are 8 vegetation zones in Bora, the most significant of which are:
  • dry deciduous forests (Dalbergia - Commiphora and Hildegardia)
  • degraded and/or secondary deciduous forests
  • savanna
  • gallery forest
    Families: 73
    Species: 246

    Dominant ethnic group(s): Tsimihety

    Official web page: http://www.parcs-madagascar.com/bora/index.htm

    Additional notes:

    EVOLUTION

    % PERCENTAGE

    Unchanged intact forests

    51,66

    Degraded forests --> primary Forests

    9,36

    Raised savannas --> clear Forests

    9,40

    Primary forests --> degraded Forests

    7,36

    Degraded forests --> unchanged

    0,35

    Raised savannas --> clear Forests

    0,41

    Primary forests --> raised Savannas

    3,13

    Degraded forests --> raised Savannas

    0,64

    Raised savannas --> unchanged

    10,21

    Primary forests --> grassy Savannas

    0,92

    Degraded forests --> grassy Savannas

    0,49

    Grassy savannas --> or unchanged pseudo-steppes -->

    6,05

    Bora

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