flora
fauna
 

wildlife of madagascar


the wildlife of madagascar is unique to the point to own the country the description of a ”world apart”. madagascar is one of the earth’s richest places for wildlife, nature and biodiversity, with tremendous number of species of plants and animals found nowhere else.

millions of years of near-complete isolation allowed wildlife in madagascar to conserve old species elsewhere extinct and to evolve into new species unique to the island. thus wildlife in madagascar comprises a great number of plants found only in the island as it is the case of indigenous land mammal species.

madagascar is admitted as one of the world top ten hotspots for biodiversity for the wealth of its unique wildlife which, unfortunately, undergoes heavy pressure from human activities. although paradoxical, madagascar main attraction for tourism lies in the very threatened wildlife which shall turn out to be the savior of the island from complete deforestation.
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