Ivoloina Parc Zoologique specialises in Lemur research
(DreamWorks) The look of the jungles in Madagascar is based on the paintings of Henri Rousseau. Other voice actors include: Jada Pinkett Smith & Sacha Baron Cohen.
Known for its biodiversity, 95% of Madagascarâ€™s reptiles, 89% of its plant life, and 92% of its mammals are found there and nowhere else.
1921 - Toliary Range Rear
Only a handful of aye-ayes survive in the wild. Found only at a few localities along the eastern half of Madagascar, off eastern Africa. t has suffered from extensive loss of its natural habitat of humid tropical forest, which now exists only in fragmented remnants, including 16 protected areas. The aye-aye is also killed by local people, who believe that it is an evil omen.
From the novel "Acquainted with Grief", 1938
1911 - Cap Saint-SÃ©bastien
Antananarivo was founded in about 1625 by King Andrianjaka and takes its name (the City of the Thousand) from the number of soldiers Andrianjaka assigned to guarding it
Onundaga'ono means "people of the hills". Onondaga comes from their tribal name. They are a member of the Iroquois Confederation - Seneca, Oneida, Mohawk, Cayuga, Onondaga and more recently Tuscarora.