The wild life of Comoros
includes the flora and fauna of Comoros. The rainforests and the mangrove forests cover a great area of the volcanic islands of the Comoros.
These are the habitats of the wildlife of Comoros
. The other habitats include forests on Mount Karthala on Grande Comore, Mount Ntringui on Anjouan and Mount Koukoule on Moheli. A great variety of ferns and 72 species of orchids can be found here in Comoros.
About 900 plant species can be found here. About 416 of them are native plants. some of the plant families found here are:
The species of mammals found in Comoros include:
- 2 species of sea turtle, including green turtle
- 2 species of lemurs.
- 3 insectivorous bat species
- 3 species of fruit bats
- 25 species of terrestrial reptiles
Certain species of Comoros animals
are endemic to this place. The variety of amphibians is rather low. A number of bird species can be found in Comoros. Certain birds, which are endemic to this place, include:
- Grand Comoro Drongomayotte Scops-Owl
- Mount Karthala White-Eye
- Bronze Manikin
- Comoro Blue-Pigeon
- Anjouan Brush-Warbler
The Comoros wild life and their natural habitats are under threat because of natural calamity, human intervention and over use of resources. Various projects for conservation of wildlife in Comoros are being undertaken by the government to save the wildlife of the country.