Friday, January 21, 2011

Durrell is celebrating 25 years of conservation efforts in Madagscar

Gentle Lemur credit James Morgan

Madagascar is the heart of Durrell Wildlife Trust’s conservation programme; it is an island with unique, wondrous and sometimes bizarre species of animal and plant. But unfortunately Madagascar is also one of the poorest countries in the world. Most of the population rely on the natural world for survival and the iconic species have become restricted to tiny remaining patches of habitat.  To read more on this subject see

Ploughshare tortoise credit Gerardo Garcia

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