13 Nov '11, 6pm

Critically Endangered lemurs disperse seeds, store carbon via @mongabay

Richard Branson's pet lemur project is a terrible idea (04/19/2011) Richard Branson's plan to introduce lemurs on one of his private islands in the Caribbean is a terrible idea if he really aims to protect the primates from extinction. Beyond the much-discussed ecological impact of bringing in non-native primates, Branson's scheme risks undermining conservation efforts where lemurs actually exist in the wild: Madagascar. Saving Madagascar's largest carnivorous mammal: the fossa (02/17/2011) Madagascar is a land of wonders: dancing lemurs, thumbnail-sized chameleons, the long-fingered aye-aye, great baobab trees, and the mighty fossa. Wait—what? What's a fossa? It's true that when people think of Madagascar rarely do they think of its top predator, the fossa—even if they are one of the few who actually recognizes the animal. While the fossa gained a little notice in the fir...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1113-hance_blackandwhite.html

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