Province: Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)
Protected area status: Integrated Nature Reserve
General location: Southeastern corner of Nosy Be
Location and Access: Southeaster corner of Nosy Be
Climate: Tropical forest
Average temperature: 26°C
Precipitation: 225 cm
Dominant ethnic group(s): Sakalava, Antakarana
Official web page: http://www.parcs-madagascar.com/lokobe/lokobe.htm
NASA satellite image of the Lokobe region:
Nosy Komba is the round island located just south of Nosy Be.
Pictures on this site were taken with a Konica Minolta
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Chameleon crisis: extinction threatens 36% of world's chameleons
(11/24/2014) Chameleons are an unmistakable family of wonderfully bizarre reptiles. They sport long, shooting tongues; oddly-shaped horns or crests; and a prehensile tail like a monkey's. But, chameleons are most known for their astonishing ability to change the color of their skin. Now, a update of the IUCN Red List finds that this unique group is facing a crisis that could send dozens of chameleons, if not more, to extinction.
New gecko described in Madagascar
(11/16/2014) Researchers have described a previously undocumented species of gecko in Madagascar.
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