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Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Madagascar Seen from Space

27 Nov 2009, 10:12 UTC
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Madagascar Seen from Space
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In western Madagascar, on the Bemaraha Plateau not far from the coast, lie a national park and nature preserve. Both areas are named for their otherworldly, rocky spires: tsingy. A haphazard landing on these razor-sharp rocks guarantees injury; the inhospitable terrain long provided local wildlife with protection against human encroachment.
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