"The Aye-aye is an animal of Madagascar, so called from its cry, now referred to the lemur family. It is about the size of a hare, has large, flat ears and a bushy tail."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Aye-Aye

"The Aye-aye is an animal of Madagascar, so called from its cry, now referred to the lemur family. It…

An African tree.

Baobab

An African tree.

The brexia madagascariensis tree grows to be twenty feet tall. The flowers are green. This tree is found in Madagascar.

Flowering Branch of Brexia Madagascariensis

The brexia madagascariensis tree grows to be twenty feet tall. The flowers are green. This tree is found…

The <em>G. striata</em> is distinguished by its coloring, which consists of brown bands or strips on a light yellowish ground. The body is ten inches long, and the tail long and bushy." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Striped Galidictis

The G. striata is distinguished by its coloring, which consists of brown bands or strips on…

An illustration of a Traveller's Palm or Traveller's Tree which is a species of plant from Madagascar. It is actually not really a palm, but a member of the bird of paradise family.

Traveller's Palm

An illustration of a Traveller's Palm or Traveller's Tree which is a species of plant from Madagascar.…

Queen of Madagascar from 1883 to 1897.

Ranavalona III

Queen of Madagascar from 1883 to 1897.

"Tenrec is a genus of Insectivora, represented by one species, which is restricted to Madagascar, Bourbon, and Mauritius. It is the largest known insectivore, measuring from 12 to 16 inches in length; and it is probably the most prolific of mammals, since as many as 21 young are said to have been brought forth at a birth. It feeds chiefly on earth-worms, and is said to become dormant during the hottest part of the year."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Tenrec

"Tenrec is a genus of Insectivora, represented by one species, which is restricted to Madagascar, Bourbon,…

The Sickle-Billed Vanga (Falculea palliata) is a bird native to Madagascar.

Sickle-Billed Vanga

The Sickle-Billed Vanga (Falculea palliata) is a bird native to Madagascar.