Mbarang’andu — Mbarang'andu

"The wildlife and uranium hot spot"

Mbarang’andu


Size

2471sq.km

Region / District

Namtumbo District, Ruvuma Region

Mbarang'andu WMA is part of the Selous-Niassa Wildlife Corridor. The area borders Selous Game Reserve in the North and in the South with Mozambique. On the Eastern side, the WMA is bordering Ludewa and Mbinga districts.


Location
Mbarang’andu WMA is located between 9°53’-ll°8’S and 35°42’-36°41’E in Namtumbo District, Ruvuma region. Mbarang’andu WMA is part of the Selous-Niassa Wildlife Corridor. The area borders Selous Game Reserve in the North and in the South with Mozambique. On the Eastern side, the WMA is bordering Ludewa and Mbinga districts.

Established 2003

Number of villages allocated land to establish WMA 7

Significance
Common animals in the area are elephant, hippopotamus, leopard, buffalo, Iron, hyena, zebra, bush pig, warthog, hartebeest, wildebeest, sable antelope, reedbuck, wild dog, aardvark, silver backed jackal, python, variety of small mammals and variety of reptiles, amphibians and birds.

Accessibility
Mikuyu is the closest airstrip to Mbarang’andu WMA and also linked with main roads from different parts of the Southern highlands.


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Physical Address

Jumuiya ya Maiiasili Mbarang'andu, P.O. Box 15, Songea.

Facilities in the Area

Name Descriptions / Contacts Photo
Game Frontiers of Tanzania Ltd. P. O. Box 19746, Dar-es-Salaam,
Tel No: +255 784786682 | +255 784786681

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