Websites of Interest About Madagascar
The Embassy of Madagascar, Washington D.C., U.S.A. --- The official website, with loads of information and links to further sites they recommend.
Madagascar News --- The latest news, in English.
Mad Facts --- A concise list of data about the country from Wikipedia.com.
Madagascar Travel Guide Book --- The best travel guide to Madagascar, in my opinion, is the one authored by Hilary Bradt. Click this link to see / order the current volume.
Destination Madagascar --- The Lonely Planet's introduction to culture, history, facts, travel reports, and lots of other information and tips about traveling in Madagascar.
The Living Edens --- A great assortment of natural history information, field experiences, and interesting facts about Madagascar.
A Lemur's Tale --- The bittersweet P.B.S. story of baby ring-tailed lemurs, including an unusual white infant named 'Sapphire' at Berenty Reserve in the southeast.
Missouri Botanical Garden --- Lots of information on Malagasy plants, including many photographs; choose 'Africa' on the left-hand side of their site and proceed from there.
/ PBS Online Adventure to the Wilds of Madagascar
--- Follow Peter Tyson's dispatches from the field at several
fantastically wild places that he visited in May-June 2000.
Current Weather Report --- What's the weather like right now in Antananarivo ? Provided by Yahoo.
Greatest Places Online --- This site has a bunch of fun and educational displays and links about Madagascar - learn about giant hissing cockroaches, watch a chameleon catch live food, etc. The kids will especially like this one.
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew --- An in-depth scientific look at vegetation and geology mapping and changes in Madagascar.
Classic Books For Sale About Madagascar --- Rupert Parker's site offers many old and out-of-print books about Madagascar that aren't easy to find elsewhere.
Dinofish.com --- An updated compendium of facts, research, etc. about the coelacanth, a prehistoric fish surviving in the Mozambique Channel near Madagascar and the Comores Islands.
ADCHAM.com --- This site is an international center for the sharing of advanced chameleon information regarding all aspects of old world chameleons.
Images From A Fragile Planet --- Greg & Mary Beth Dimijian's admiration of Earth's beauty is evident in their nature imagery from around the world. Their newest section, taken on tour with me during Oct-Nov 2003, features Madagascar.
INDRI CALL >>> Click this LINK to reach a sub-page of the above site to hear the whale-like call of the indri.
The Lost Luggage Tales --- All kinds of great travel info, reviews, advice, travel tales, and oodles of handy links to other resource sites helpful to world travelers.
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