TROPICAL RAINFOREST FACTS

Madagascar Rainforest Facts

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Introduction

Madagascar, which is the fourth largest island in the world, is located in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa. Tropical rainforests are found in a narrow strip along the eastern coast of this island. In these forest are numerous animal and plant species many of which are endemic (unique) to Madagascar. This island is one of the most bio-diverse regions on Earth. On this page is a list of interesting facts about these tropical rainforests including what animals are found there, why they are home to such a diverse amount of animals and plants, and how these forests are being destroyed at an alarming rate. The information on this page is written for both kids and adults.

Interesting Madagascar Tropical Rainforest Facts

Madagascar Rainforest Destruction Facts