The Tsingy De Bemaraha National Park, a National Park located in Madagascar, Melaky Region. The National Park is geologically categorized into two divisions: The Little Tsingy and The Great Tsingy. The Whole area is called as Tsingy De Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve. The National Park today is titled as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About The National Park:
The Tsingy De Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve is situated to Western Coast of Madagascar. It is spread on 666-Square Kilometres of wide area, rich with geographical breath-taking forest, mangroves, wild animals, different species of birds and lemur population.
Tsingy rise to 70-meters up from the ground. The Tsingy top are sharp like a razor and bare, one can see vegetation from roots ten meters below. Tsingy the word is native to Malagasy language, it is also described as ‘Madagascar’s Karst badlands’. The word is aptly described as ‘One cannot walk bare foot’ in English. This type of topography of battered limestone can also be seen in different part of the world. But such tall, extensive and slender, spines like eroded limestone is solely discovered here!
Brief of Land:
The Tsingy De Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve was titled as UNESCO in the year 1990. The limestone plateau got naturally carved into a beautiful stunning forest with deep and high Tsingy and caves. The deep valleys are also filled with vast forest with variety of trees. Today the forest is house for several rare and endangered species. The area has geomorphological structures which offer spectacular landscapes.
The Western part of Tsingy Nature Reserve holds much dissected called ‘Lapiezee relief’. While most of the other forest area is densely covered with deciduous forest and the eastern part by Savannas. The Tsingy De Bemaraha is rich with its flora & fauna.
Today, the National Park is residence for 11-species of Lemur, 17-reptile species, 6-bird species, 2-local amphibian species, famous Brookesia perarmata, Minuscule Chameleon, and different species of rodent. Nesomys Lambertoni only exist in this Reserve.
Currently, the National Park is strongly protected at national level by the Chief of Reserve, Ministry of Forest & Water protection. The UNESCO and WWF are allocating funds to improve the conservation and management.