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Visiting a Fossil Lemur Site

By Luke Andrews.

Madagascar is famous for its distinctive fauna and flora. One of the most famous of these are its lemurs. Sadly, the species around today are just a snapshot of the diversity that was once present. 633 more words

Travel

Climbed on by Lemurs

By Luke Andrews

Getting close to these distinctive animals at Lemur Island.

Have you ever wanted lemurs to clamber all over you? Well, in Madagascar, it is possible. 1,098 more words

Travel

Conservation in Madagascar

By Luke Andrews

With such a unique biome on the island, efforts are being made to protect it.

Madagascar is famous for its unusual animals, found nowhere else on earth. 592 more words

Travel

Soyuz seizes second place in the "most payloads" race

Not that it’s exactly a race anymore; the game has clearly changed massively with satellite operators such as Planet Labs, the company also largely responsible for PSLV seizing first place in this category.   367 more words

Space

Monkeying around at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Some of you may recognise the name of this zoo as it has had a lot of bad press recently(which I’m not going into detail about), but after visiting here today on a lovely wet and dull British summer’s day, I feel I need to share what a great day we had. 309 more words

Black and White Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata)

The black and white ruffed lemur is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN Red List, due to over 80% population decline over the past 21 years. 158 more words

Madagascar

Saving Madagascar's Lemurs

By Luke Andrews

How one park is working to save Lemurs found around Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo.

The growing population of Madagascar’s capital has put pressure on its’ lemur population. 610 more words

Science