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Brian Switek

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Science writer who blogs on fossils at NationalGeographic.com and author of My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs

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The subcontinent of Madagascar off southeastern Africa is hot spot of biodiversity, where plants and animals evolved differently than any place else in the world.

Underwater Cave in Madagascar Is Packed with 1,000 Year Old Fossils

The subcontinent of Madagascar off southeastern Africa is hot spot of biodiversity, where plants and animals evolved differently than any place else in the world.

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