Marojejy.com is the leading resource on Marojejy (sometimes called Marojevy).
Province: Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)
Protected area status: National park
Year established: 1952
General location: Northeastern
Location and Access: 67 km west of Sambava and 50 km north of Andapa
Climate: Tropical to high elevation climate
Average temperature: 22-25°C
Elevation: 60 to 2137 m
Description: Marojejy is one of Madagascar's most biodiverse protected areas due to habitats that span a range of altitudes.
Marojejy's range of elevations results in variable vegetation zones ranging from lowland rainforest, montane rainforest, high mountain sclerophyllous forest, to high elevation moorland-like vegetation (above the tree-line).
ANGAP describes 5 types of forests for Marojejy:
Dominant ethnic group(s): Tsimihety
Official web page
Additional notes: More than 50 species of palm trees are found in Marojejy.Marojejy
Pictures on this site were taken with a Konica Minolta
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New skeleton frog from Madagascar is already Critically Endangered
(08/20/2014) Sometimes all it takes is fewer clicks. Scientists have discovered a new species of frog from Madagascar that stuck out because it "clicked" less during calls than similar species. Unfortunately the scientists believe the new species—dubbed the Ankarafa skeleton frog—is regulated to a single patch of forest, which, despite protected status, remains hugely threatened.
Titanium vs. Millipedes: new species discovered in Madagascar threatened by mining
(08/13/2014) A team of scientists from the United States and Germany has recently described seven new species of Malagasy giant pill-millipede. All but one of these species are considered âmicroendemics,â in that they have only been found in small, isolated forest patches.
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