MadagascarBiodiversity and more…
The biodiversity of Madagascar The  biodiversity of Madagascar is unique  in many ways. 80% of Madagascar’s animal popul...
Mammals of MadagascarThe mammals of Madagascar are found nowhere else on earth for most species.
Giant Striped Mongoose
Aye-Aye
Crowned Lemur
Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs
Fox-Marked Lemurs
Indri
Lac Alaotra Gentle Lemur
Ring Tailed Lemur
Silky Sifaka
True Lemurs
Tenrecs
Straw Colored Fruit Bat
Eupleridae
Fossa
Madagascan Birds There      are some very unique bird species in Madagascar.
Greater Flamingo
Lesser Flamingo
Elephant Birds
Pigeon
Eleonora’s Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Common Moorhen
Barn Owl
Sand Martin
Swallow
Grey Heron
Madagascan Reptiles These reptiles have been around for a long time.
Radiated Tortoise
Nile Crocodile
Chameleons
Lambord’s Chameleon
Giraffe Weevil
Madagascan Arachnids
Madagascan Plant Life
Problems AffectingMadagascar and Biodiversity Madagascar   is one of the nations poorest countries and therefore it is st...
Biodiversity problems cont. 1) Deforestation and Habitat Destruction 2) Agricultural Fires 3) Erosion and soil Degradat...
Solutions The Madagascan people could use other  means of getting resources. They could use knowledge of the land to  sa...
Sources http://www.wildmadagascar.org/conserv  ation/threats.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/places/Ma  dagascar http:...
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  1. 1. MadagascarBiodiversity and more…
  2. 2. The biodiversity of Madagascar The biodiversity of Madagascar is unique in many ways. 80% of Madagascar’s animal population is found nowhere else on earth. This long lost island has history that we have just begun to uncover. It used to be a part of a supercontinent before breaking off of Africa, India, Antartica
  3. 3. Mammals of MadagascarThe mammals of Madagascar are found nowhere else on earth for most species.
  4. 4. Giant Striped Mongoose
  5. 5. Aye-Aye
  6. 6. Crowned Lemur
  7. 7. Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs
  8. 8. Fox-Marked Lemurs
  9. 9. Indri
  10. 10. Lac Alaotra Gentle Lemur
  11. 11. Ring Tailed Lemur
  12. 12. Silky Sifaka
  13. 13. True Lemurs
  14. 14. Tenrecs
  15. 15. Straw Colored Fruit Bat
  16. 16. Eupleridae
  17. 17. Fossa
  18. 18. Madagascan Birds There are some very unique bird species in Madagascar.
  19. 19. Greater Flamingo
  20. 20. Lesser Flamingo
  21. 21. Elephant Birds
  22. 22. Pigeon
  23. 23. Eleonora’s Falcon
  24. 24. Peregrine Falcon
  25. 25. Common Moorhen
  26. 26. Barn Owl
  27. 27. Sand Martin
  28. 28. Swallow
  29. 29. Grey Heron
  30. 30. Madagascan Reptiles These reptiles have been around for a long time.
  31. 31. Radiated Tortoise
  32. 32. Nile Crocodile
  33. 33. Chameleons
  34. 34. Lambord’s Chameleon
  35. 35. Giraffe Weevil
  36. 36. Madagascan Arachnids
  37. 37. Madagascan Plant Life
  38. 38. Problems AffectingMadagascar and Biodiversity Madagascar is one of the nations poorest countries and therefore it is struggling with biodiversity.
  39. 39. Biodiversity problems cont. 1) Deforestation and Habitat Destruction 2) Agricultural Fires 3) Erosion and soil Degradation 4) Overexploitation of living resources 5) Introduction of alien species
  40. 40. Solutions The Madagascan people could use other means of getting resources. They could use knowledge of the land to save and protect the animals. They could also plant trees and plants that they take out to replenish the land and homes of the animals.
  41. 41. Sources http://www.wildmadagascar.org/conserv ation/threats.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/places/Ma dagascar http://www.wikipedia.org
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