Separated from the African continent for millions of years, Madagascar's plants and animals have evolved like nowhere else in the world.
Topping the list of rare and exotic species are the gorgeous lemurs!
Lemurs vary greatly in size, appearance and behaviour. This is the sifaka, known as the "dancing" lemur because of its unusual ballet-like movement when sashaying across open areas.
As diverse as they are though, lemurs have one thing in common - they are all in some way in danger of becoming extinct.
Find out more about the work we do in Madagascar: http://bit.ly/1fOLlvO
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One of the most unique hunters of the plant kingdom is the cobra lily, or Darlingtonia californica. Witness how it uses deception and patience to trick unsuspecting insect prey into its highly specialized pitcher traps in our latest KQED Science video.
See photos and learn more from producer Josh Cassidy at KQED Science: http://goo.gl/lMtmQg
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