Tampoketsa- Analamaitso Special Reserve
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The main threat to the conservation of the Reserve is as usual human pressure. The local Tsimihety, Betsileo and Merina populations are even poorer than in other regions and therefore totally dependant on the natural resources. Their survival is based on the zebu herds, the rice paddies and other vegetables.
There are 6 mammal species including 3 lemurs: brown mouse lemur, common brown lemur and greater dwarf lemur. We also find 50 bird species, the half of them endemic like the sacred ibis o the velvet asity; 24 reptiles (23 endemic) including local endemic Brookesia chameleons and day geckos and numerous spiders which only occur here.
Brown lemurs are the most common of the 3 resident lemur species
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The access to the reserve is really hard due to the terrible road conditions even during the dry months, and impossible during the rainy season.
Because of this geographical isolation and the very few visitors who dare to visit Tampoketsa-Analamaitso Reserve, there are no touristic infrastructures at all and not even a local Office at present.
There are a few very simple accommodations at Andadoany and 2 camping places not far from the reserve.
The nearest village and gate to the reserve is called Sahalentina.
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