Tag Archives: Madagascar

Frontier Goes to the Movies

As part of this weeks feature films that make you want to travel, we look at some of the classics shot in locations that you can visit on a Frontier project. ‘The Blue Lagoon’ and ‘Return to the Blue Lagoon’ … Continue reading

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Branson’s Ark

A controversial scheme outlined by Sir Richard Branson to relocate lemurs to the Caribbean from their homeland of Madagascar has sparked a conservation debate. The plan is to transport the lemurs to the tropical island of Moskito which he owns … Continue reading

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Bright Lights, Missing Cobra

An Egyptian Cobra that escaped New York’s Bronx Zoo has yet to be found but thanks to an unfathomable ability with Twitter we are able to find out where it has been. The 20 inch venomous snake escaped the zoo … Continue reading

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Frontier Mixtape #7

We have been getting inspired all week by the fascinating island of Madagascar. After getting some amazing pictures back from our projects and the superb BBC documentaries we came up with mixtape that celebrates and encapsulates island life…also some songs … Continue reading

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Plight of the fossa

The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is a medium sized predator endemic to Madagascar. It lives exclusively in forests and is therefore is not found in the islands interior. It is the largest living Madagascan predator and is considered to be the … Continue reading

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Madagascar

That was a clip from the latest Attenborough documentary on the BBC. Focused on the incredible island of Madagascar it showed the emmense variety of wildlife that one can encounter. If you are interested in spending a gap year in … Continue reading

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Social meltdown in marmots

Recent research into a phenomenon, the ‘Allee Effect’, on the critically endangered Vancouver Island Marmot shows that population crashes can result in a dramatic weakening in social bonds.  The Vancouver Island Marmot, endemic to Vancouver Island in Canada, has undergone … Continue reading

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