Diversity of Madagascar


Madagascar is a very special island. It is found off the coast of Africa and is home to about 13,000 species of plants and 849 species of animals. What makes this even more interested is that 98% of its land mammals, 92% of its reptiles, 68% of its plants and 41% of its breeding bird species exist nowhere else on Earth!

Antsingy leaf chameleon (Brookesia perarmata) - Madagascar


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