Madagascar Archive

Locusts plague Madagascar

It looked like something from a biblical story, in Madagascar which is an island country off the coast of Southeast Africa experienced a plague ­like setting. Estimated in the billions, the area was filled with locusts. This presents a threat to the area and people there, residents are at risk for food shortages. Some people there have actually

The Aye Aye

It is one of the most unusual creatures on Earth at least by appearance seeming unreal. This small rodent like creature is the world’s largest nocturnal primates. It also uses a rather unconventional method for finding food. The Aye-aye will tap trees searching for grubs; afterward it will gnaw holes in wood—using its long middle