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Monthly from Madagascar: Madagascar Fauna Group: December 2005 / January 2006: Volume 3, Issue 1
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Editor: Gareth Kett.
Additional Contributors: Karen Freeman and Randria.
Language: English
No. of Pages: 4
Dimensions: 210mm x 297mm x 1mm
Publication Frequency: Monthly

Item Identification Code (UID#): 970
Shelving Location: Newsletters: Madagascar Fauna Group
Estimated Value: £0.50
Purchase Date: 12 December 2006
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Monthly from Madagascar: Madagascar Fauna Group

December 2005 / January 2006: Volume 3, Issue 1

Madagascar Fauna Group (2006).
Stapled Printout

The monthly newsletter of the Madagascar Fauna Group's in-country projects. The main focus of the update is recent news from Ivoloina Parc Zoologique and Betampona Reserve.

In this issue it is reported that four new species of ant may have been discovered at Betampona Reserve as part of an Indian Ocean ant survey conducted by the California Academy of Science. There is a feature on two invasive plant species that pose a threat at Betampona: Wild Ginger (Aframomum angustifolium) and Chinese Guava (Psidium cattleianum).

At Ivoloina, British film company Tiger Aspect has been filming a documentary focussing on the Aye-Aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis). And the zoo has received a donation of an iguana, Oplurus cuvieri.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Betampona Reserve
    • Sustainable Agriculture Near Betampona
    • Potential New Species Discoveries
    • Swiss Scientists Study Sapindacea
    • Rendrirendry Rebuilt
    • Guerilla Ginger and Guava
  • Ivoloina Park
    • New Species for Zoo
    • Focus on Education
    • Welcome Tourist Season
  • New MFG E-Newsletter
  • Tourist Website Launched for Ivoloina
  • Limeys Leap for Lemurs
  • Staff Member of the Month: Arsene Razanadahy (Betampona Conservation Agent)

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