andringitra
ankarafantsika
ankarana
baie de baly
bemaraha
isalo
mantadia
marojejy
masoala
montagne ambre
ranomafana
tsimanampesotse
namoroko
 

mantadia analamazaotra national park


analamazaotra special reserve and the forest of mantadia make up the complex of mantadia analamazaotra national park.

mantadia is a typical primary mid-altitude montane rainforest with a canopy averaging 25-30m or more. the flora is characterized by the abundance of epyphites of which orchids. the forest understorey is dominated by tree ferns and pandanus near watercourses.

mantadia terrain consists of robust hills and mountain ridges, with many valleys and rivers making hiking a demanding endeavor. 

mantadia national park is home to 54 species of mammals of which the tallest lemur in madagascar, the indri indri, by far the sole lemur unfit to life in captivity. the other group of animals are well represented, 50 species of reptiles, 78 species of amphibians, and no less than 108 species of birds to the pleasure of bird watchers.
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