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Pelican Spiders, Oh My
Offbeat  (tags: spider, pelican, wildlife, Madagascar )

- 490 days ago -
tiny spider from Madagascar have great long mouth parts (they are carnivorous, so maybe the length keeps them safer while attacking)
Madagascars Aye-Aye
Offbeat  (tags: lemurs, Madagascar, wildlife, rainforest, animals )

- 1316 days ago -
Much can be said about Madagascars Aye-Aye lemur...
Is This Bar of Silver the Lost Treasure of Captain Kidd? Ingot Weighing 50kg Was Part of Legendary British Pirate's Booty
Offbeat  (tags: Captain kids, pirate, treasure, British, silver, Madagascar )

- 1476 days ago -
The discovery of a huge silver bar worth £17,000 in the Indian Ocean could finally solve the mystery of a notorious 17th century pirate's missing loot.
Mystery of the 'Graveyard' of Lemurs the Size of GORILLAS: Underwater Cave Found to Contain Hundreds of Giant Fossils
Offbeat  (tags: Fossils, lemurs, Madagascar, cave, pictures )

- 1551 days ago -
An underwater graveyard filled with the bones of extinct giant lemurs up to the size of a gorilla has been discovered in a cave in Madagascar.
Wonderful!! Whale of a Trip: Humpback Makes Record Migration
Offbeat  (tags: whale, migration, record, amazing, Brazil, Madagascar )

- 3144 days ago -
It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar, which researchers believe is the longest single trip ever undertaken by a mammal -- humans excluded
Ancient Blind Snakes Were Original Inhabitants of Madagascar
Offbeat  (tags: animals, blind snakes, environment, protection, Madagascar )

- 3341 days ago -
"Blind snakes are not very pretty, are rarely noticed, and are often mistaken for earthworms," admits Blair Hedges, professor of biology at Penn State University. "Nonetheless, they tell a very interesting evolutionary story." Hedges and Nicolas Vidal,
New Population of Rare Giant-Mouse Lemurs Found in Madagascar
Offbeat  (tags: new populations, discovery, giant mouse lemur, madagascar )

- 3347 days ago -
A new population of rare giant mouse lemurs was discovered in southwestern Madagascar's Ranobe forest, WWF said. Last year during a night survey monitoring biodiversity along the gallery forest of Ranobe near Toliara while on a mission

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