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Shem Compion is a naturalist and photographer working throughout Southern Africa. His work can be seen at www.shemimages.com. He also runs C4 Images and Safaris, a company that presents photo courses, workshops and photo safaris.

Madagascar—A World Unknown
by Shem Compion | April 1, 2008

© Shem CompionAbruptly removed from Gondwanaland about 160 million years ago and left to its own devices in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar, shaped somewhat like a folded omelet, started developing a natural history all on its own. As with many of the other exotic islands, Madagascar developed its own unique spe...

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