Lokobe

Lokobe Special Reserve is located on the island of Nosy Be, a popular tourist destination off northern Madagascar. Lokobe covers around 740ha and includes the last remaining lowland rainforest found on the island. The reserve is known for the Black Lemur and the beautiful Nosy Be Panther Chameleon.

Province: Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)

Area: 740

Protected area status: Integrated Nature Reserve

Year established:

General location: Southeastern corner of Nosy Be

Location and Access: Southeaster corner of Nosy Be

Climate: Tropical forest

Average temperature: 26°C

Elevation:

Precipitation: 225 cm

Description:

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Reptiles:
Lemur species:

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Species:

Dominant ethnic group(s): Sakalava, Antakarana

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

Additional notes:
NASA satellite image of the Lokobe region:

Nosy Komba is the round island located just south of Nosy Be.

MAP/Satellite Picture



PHOTOS


Back-striped Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur dorsalis)



Cicada



Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) on Nosy Be



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Uroplatus ebenaui (Nosy Be)



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Female black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Female black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Grey-backed sportive lemur (Lepilemur dorsalis)



Demonstrating how to pollinate the vanilla orchid flower



Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) on Nosy Be



Vanilla orchid flower



Spiny crab spider (Gasteracantha sp. Morelli?)



Female black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Madagascar giant hognose snakes



Brown Mantella (Mantella betsileo)



Madagascar ground boa (Boa madagascariensis)



Unripe vanilla pods



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Brown Mantella (Mantella betsileo)



Demonstrating how to pollinate the vanilla orchid flower



Deforestation near Lokobe Reserve



Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) on Nosy Be



Deforestation near Lokobe Reserve



Female black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) on Nosy Be



Brown Mantella (Mantella betsileo)



Spiny crab spider (Gasteracantha sp.)



Extracting water from the traveler's palm using a machete



Spiny crab spider (Gasteracantha sp.)



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Uroplatus ebenaui (?)



Deforestation near Lokobe Reserve



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Pair of black lemurs (Eulemur macaco)



Cicada



Madagascar giant hognose snakes



Male black lemur (Eulemur macaco)



Extracting water from the traveler's palm using a machete



Lizard



Pair of black lemurs (Eulemur macaco)



Madagascar ground boa (Boa madagascariensis)



Mantella betsileo



Cicada



Vanilla plant leaves



Demonstrating how to pollinate the vanilla orchid flower


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