Descriptions Madagascar: Legends of Lemur Island
Millions of years ago, hundreds of castaway creatures crash-landed on Madagascar’s rugged shores. Isolated from the mainland, evolution went into overdrive. Of almost a quarter of a million species found on the island, approximately 70 percent are unique. This myriad of bizarre life forms had a huge impact on the early human settlers – one particular group of primates shaped their culture, fuelling folklore and legend that still guides their lives today.