Scientists have long been puzzled by Madagascar's extraordinary levels of biological diversity, but now an international team of researchers has developed an climate change-based explanation for why the island has such a richness of animal life. They say that their research will help prioritize conservation efforts in the last remaining natural habitats of Madagascar.
Wednesday, June 07, 2006
MADAGASCAR - Why does Madagascar have so many unique animals?
Here's another interesting article at Mongabay.com on a new theory which could go someway to explaining the extraordinary richness of Madagascar's flora and fauna.