Four years have passed since I returned from my first overseas expedition to Madagascar. 6 months previous, I had just left school and started my first full time job to […]
After explaining what I have been getting up to over the last few years, people will often ask me “why dragonflies?”. In all honesty, I love hearing this question because […]
Base camp is the living breathing heart of a conservation expedition. It is from here, that daily plans are formed, and where the daily activities culminate. It is home where […]
“The first naturalist to have described the species, a Frenchman called Sonnerat, was walking one day in the rain forest, when his local guides pointed to a large lemur sitting high in the trees. ‘Indri, indri,’ they said. Sonnerat, understandably, wrote down a description of the animal they had shown him and noted that it was called ‘indri’. Unfortunately, the word is an expostulation in the local language which means simply, ‘Look at that’.
The Sunday Species 27th May 2012 Latin Name: Paroedura masobe Common Name: N/A Location: Madagascar IUCN Red List Status: Endangered This beautiful little gecko frequents lowland primary rainforest where it […]
I first became fascinated by dragonflies during my gap year expedition to Madagascar. There was a dusty track that led from camp down to Tsarakibany village which we would walk […]