Andradina Biological Reserve

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Andradina Biological Reserve
Reserva Biológica de Andradina
Map showing the location of Andradina Biological Reserve
Map showing the location of Andradina Biological Reserve
Coordinates 20°52′51″S 51°20′07″W / 20.8807°S 51.3353°W / -20.8807; -51.3353Coordinates: 20°52′51″S 51°20′07″W / 20.8807°S 51.3353°W / -20.8807; -51.3353
Area 168 hectares (420 acres)
Designation Biological reserve
Created 17 December 1985
Administrator Agencia Paulista de Tecnologia das Agronegócios

Andradina Biological Reserve (Portuguese: Reserva Biológica de Andradina) is a biological reserve administered by São Paulo state, Brazil.

Location[edit]

The reserve was created by São Paulo state on 17 December 1985 as a biological reserve under the terms of the Federal Law 4.771 of 15 September 1965. It had formerly been the Estação Experimental de Zootecnia de Andradina. It is located in the municipality of Andradina.[1] It covers an area of 168 hectares (420 acres)[2]

Conservation[edit]

The reserve is home to endangered titi monkeys.[3] Threats include encroachment of people, cattle and horses, accidental fires, poaching and siltation and pollution of the water courses.[4]

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