|Réserve totale de faune du Tamou|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Tamou Reserve on a map of WAP complex
|Location||Tillaberi Region, Niger|
|Nearest city||Say, Niger|
|Established||1 January 1962|
|Governing body||Parcs Nationaux & Reserves - Niger|
The Tamou Total Reserve is a nature reserve in the southwest of Niger. It is a Total Faunal Reserve IUCN type IV, covering some 75,600 hectares within the Tillaberi Region. The reserve abuts W du Niger, and is primarily dedicated to the protection of African Elephant populations which migrate through the region.
- T. O. McSHANE Elephant-fire relationships in Combretum/Terminalia woodland in south-west Niger. African Journal of Ecology Volume 25 Issue 2, Pages 79 - 94.
- unep-wcmc site record[permanent dead link]
- World Database on Protected Areas / UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2008.
- Biodiversity and Protected Areas-- Niger, Earth Trends country profile (2003)