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Posts tagged Madagascar

February 5, 2014

 

Painted depiction of St. Francis of Assisi with lifted hands

Animals Communicate Across Species

Scientists have recently added a species of lemur to the list of animals that are capable of interspecies communication.

November 28, 2008

 

Ambilobe Panther Chameleon

Short-Lived Chameleons

Tortoises can live beyond 100 years, and whales and elephants also have long lives. What's the shortest-lived tetrapod (four-limbed creature with a backbone)?

April 29, 2008

 

Palm trees in tropical forest

Self-destructing Palm

Biologists have discovered an intriguing new type of palm tree in Madagascar. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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