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Madagascan faunal subregion


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The strongly endemic and insular fauna of Madagascar, that includes five orders found nowhere else. For example, four of the five families of lemurs survive only in Madagascar; and this is the only part of the African continent from which the more advanced apes and monkeys are entirely absent.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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