Mantella viridis slideshow

Mantella viridis

Securing the population of Mantella viridis in Northern of Madagascar



One third of Malagasy amphibian species is threatened with extinction. Amongst them is the green mantella (Mantella viridis), a species that is endemic in northern Madagascar and whose breeding sites are especially threatened by habitat loss. In this project, a team of Parcours Zoology, University of Mahajanga, plans the assessment of Mantella viridis in Montagne des Français and the establishment of a conservation breeding program to secure its population.  



Overall goals of the project are:




Activities planned for 2021 are: