Un camaleón pantera proyecta su lengua para capturar un saltamontes en Marozevo, Madagascar (Nicolas Reusens, 2014)
Plantación de Cacao en Madagascar , Valle de Sambirano por Bertil Akesson
50kg Silver Bar Found in Madagascar may be Treasure of Notorious Pirate Captain Kidd
TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: BATSIMISARAKA PEOPLE: MADAGASCAR`S "MANY INSEPARABLE" PEOPLE AND SECOND LARGEST TRIBE
"The humpbacked cattle, zebu, which number more than half the country’s human population, produce a relatively low yield in milk and meat. These animals are near-sacred and are generally not eaten by the Malagasy outside of important social or religious ceremonies." Madagascar: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com
Young Sakalava woman, Madagascar, [s.d.] :: International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
An elderly Bezanozano man, c 1841 The Bezanozano are believed to be one of the earliest Malagasy ethnic groups to establish themselves in Madagascar, where they inhabit an inland area between the Betsimisaraka lowlands and the Merina highlands. Their name means “those of many small plaits” in reference to their traditional hairstyle, and like the Merina they practice famadihana (the reburial ceremony)
Women grinding rice, Madagascar, ca.1900-1930 :: International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Capt. Kidd's treasure found off Madagascar, report says - CNN.com
The office of Madagascar's President released photos of a silver bar that may have belonged to Capt. Kidd.
People have been fascinated with the properties of spider silk for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. Only in recent years have people had the knowledge & resources to make these amazing textiles from the silk of Madagascar Golden Orb Spiders (Nephila inaurata madagascariensis). I find it serendipitous that the genus name Nephila means "fond of spinning"