Bustling with Life
1 of 13 CREDIT: tommaso lizzul | Shutterstock
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3 of 13 CREDIT: Piotr Naskrecki.
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Red ruffed lemur
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8 of 13 CREDIT: © Conservation International/Russell A. Mittermeier.
Head for the Hills! Creatures Flee Global Warming
9 of 13 CREDIT: Christopher Raxworthy
'You Lookin' at Me?'
10 of 13 CREDIT: © Piotr Naskrecki
11 of 13 CREDIT: PLoS One.
Endangered Madagascar Turtles Still Caught Despite Ban
12 of 13 CREDIT: Garth Cripps, Blue Ventures.
Yum... You Look Delicious
13 of 13 CREDIT: © D. Finnin/AMNH/California Academy of Sciences
How could one be lonely in Madagascar? The island off the east coast of Africa is climbing with life. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, Madagascar provides habitat to more than 90 identified lemur species, 283 bird species, 12,000 vascular plant species, more than 300 amphibian species, 346 reptiles species and 30 bat species. So while a single gallery could hardly do justice to the boisterous environment, here's a look at some of its charismatic characters.