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Andringitra National Park is in Madagascar.
Andringitra National Park is National Park in the Fianarantsoa Province of Madagascar, 47 km south of Ambalavao. Approximately 140km of the Tropic of Capricorn crosses the park.
The park was established in 1999 and is managed by the WWF in cooperation with Madagascar National Parks Association. It is known for its rough terrain, which includes the mountain peak Imarivolanitra (formerly Pic Boby) at 2658 m, as well as deep valleys and ridges. It is also one of the most biologically diverse and endemic places in all of Madagascar; over 100 different species of birds, over 50 species of mammals, and 55 species of frogs are known to inhabit the park.
Flora and fauna