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
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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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Photos: periodic closure of fishing grounds boosts octopuses and helps coastal communities
(06/17/2015) For communities that depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fishing bans as a way to conserve marine life are not always popular. But some villages in southwest Madagascar seem to have hit upon a strategy to reap economic gains from bans. Temporarily closing down portions of their octopus-fishing areas every year not only helps villages revive declining octopus populations, but also generates more income for fishermen and fisherwomen, according to a new study.
Up to 11 stunningly colorful chameleon species discovered in Madagascar
(05/26/2015) The panther chameleon, a lizard prized in the pet trade for its remarkable color changing abilities, may actually represent 11 different species, report researchers writing in the journal Molecular Ecology. Analyzing the genetics of more than 300 individual panther chameleons, Swiss and Malagasy researchers make a case that different color morphs of Furcifer pardalis may be distinct species.
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