Kasijy

Province: Mahajanga (Majunga)

Area: 24,011

Protected area status: Special reserve

Year established: 1956

General location: northwestern Madagascar

Location and Access: Park is poorly served and few services are offered to tourists

Climate: Dry forest and wetlands

Average temperature:

Elevation: 100 to 1000 m

Precipitation:

Description:

FAUNA
Birds: 67
Reptiles: 22
   Lizards: 9
   Chameleons: 3
   Snakes: 8
Frogs: 6
Mammals: 16
   Lemurs: 7
   Rodents: 1
   Insectivores: 3
   Carnivores: 3
Lemur species:

FLORA:
According to ANGAP, the following ecosystems have been identified in Kasijy:
  • Subtropical forest: 4.394 ha;
  • Dry deciduous forest: 3.751 ha;
  • Savannas without woody elements: 14.931 ha;
  • Savannas with woody elements: 651 ha;
  • Sand/Dune: 123 ha;
  • Marsh and rice paddies: 30ha;
  • Riparian forest and or forest fragments: 61ha;
  • Water: 68 ha
    Families: 50
    Species: 216

    Dominant ethnic group(s): Sakalava

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