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How did wildlife get to Madagascar?
« on: 27/01/2010 11:01:11 »
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« Reply #1 on: 03/03/2010 20:04:28 »
how old is the seafloor between madagascar and mozambique? is it possible large mammals could have walked to a formerly connected madagascar, but died out when it was separated, and their range wasn't enough to support them? what kinds of fossils are found on the island?
 

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How did wildlife get to Madagascar?
« Reply #2 on: 01/04/2011 00:36:06 »
Interesting article and food for thought... I'm having memories of the expedition that set themselves afloat from Latin America on a raft to prove colonization of the Pacific Islands... or some such. Have to read back up on that.

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How did wildlife get to Madagascar?
« Reply #3 on: 01/04/2011 20:11:39 »
Kon Tiki expedition.
 

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How did wildlife get to Madagascar?
« Reply #4 on: 02/04/2011 06:51:50 »
Kon Tiki expedition.

Didn't you see the movie? Thanks to the pengulins, they were washed ashore in their crates.
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