"Animals" Madagascar Things to Do Tip by nepalgoods

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by nepalgoods

Madagaskar has a very special fauna with animals, which you won't see elsewhere. For example: the Kattas, which are a primitive kind of primate which is called Lemurs. They live in the jungles of Madagascar. You have to take a guided tour to see them in the dark forests.

I easily saw them at the Zoo in Tana.

Lemurs belong to the sub-order Strepsirhini together with bushbabies, lorises, and pottos which?like the original lemurs?are nocturnal, insectivorous primates characterized by a small body, a long nose, and large eyes. Lemurs have an interesting evolutionary history and the only reason they still exist today is because of Madagascar's isolation.

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  • Updated Jan 7, 2009
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