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Indian Ocean Islands

Battistini, R. and G. Richard-Vindard. 1972. Biogeography and Ecology in Madagascar. Dr. W. Junk, The Hague, Netherlands.
 
Bradt, H., D. Schuurman and N. Garbutt. 1996. Madagascar Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide. Bradt Publications, Buckinghamshire, UK.
 
Collar, N.J., and S.N. Stuart. 1985. Threatened Birds of Africa and Related Islands. ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book, Part 1, 3rd edition, 761 pages.
 
Dee, T.J. 1986. The Endemic Birds of Madagascar. International Council for Bird Preservation, UK, 173 pages.
 
Defenders magazine. April, 1975. Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, DC.
(Issue devoted to Madagascar.)
 
Dewar, R.E. 1984. Recent extinctions in Madagascar: the loss of the subfossil fauna. Pages 574-593 In: Quaternary Extinctions: a Prehistoric Revolution. Ed. by P.S. Martin and R.G. Klein. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.
 
Diamond, A.W. (eds.). 1987. Studies of Mascarene Island Birds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 458 pages.
 
Durrell, Gerald. 1983. Ark on the Move. Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, 141 pages.
 
Durrell, Gerald. 1977. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons. Simon & Schuster, New York, 190 pages.
 
Durrell, Gerald. 1993. The Aye-Aye and I. A Rescue Mission in Madagascar.  Arcade Pub., New York, 175 pages.
 
Garbutt, Nick. 1999. Mammals of Madagascar. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, and Pica Press, 320 pages.
 
Goodman, Steven M. and Bruce D. Patterson (eds.). 1997. Natural Change and Human Impact in Madagascar. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 434 pages.
 
Green, G.M. and R.W. Sussman. 1990. Deforestation history of the eastern rainforests of Madagascar from satellite images. Science, 248:212-215.
 
Harcourt, C. and J. Thornback. 1990. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros. IUCN Red Data Book, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, and Cambridge, UK.
 
Jenkins, M.D. (ed.). 1987. Madagascar--an environmental profile. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
 
Johnson, Dennis V. and IUCN. 1993. Palms. An Action Plan for Their Conservation. IUCN, Switzerland, 150 pages. (Section on Madagascar's endemic palms.)
 
Jolly, Alison. 1980. A World Like Our Own. Man and Nature in Madagascar.  Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.
 
Jolly, A., P. Oberle and R. Albignac (eds.). 1984. Madagascar. IUCN Key Environments Series. Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK.
 
Langrand, Olivier. 1990. Guide to the Birds of Madagascar. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, and London, UK, 364 pages.
 
Lanting, F. 1991. Madagascar--A World Out of Time. Robert Hale, London, UK.
 
Lourenco, W.R.(ed.). 1996. Biogeographie de Madagascar. Editions de L'ORSTOM, Paris, France.
 
Mittermeier, R.A., I. Tattersall, W.R. Konstant, D.M. Meyers and R.B. Mast. 1994. Lemurs of Madagascar. Conservation International, Washington, DC.
 
Morris, Peter and Frank Hawkins. 1998. Birds of Madagascar. A Photographic Guide. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, and Pica Press, 316 pages.
 
Nicoll, M.E. and O. Langrand. 1989. Madagascar: Revue de la Conservation et des Aires Protegees. World Wildlife Fund, Gland, Switzerland.
 
Preston-Mafham, Ken. 1991. Madagascar. A Natural History. Facts On File, New York, 224 pages.
 
Tyson, Peter. 2000. The Eighth Continent. Life, Death, and Discovery in the    Lost World of Madagascar. Introduction by Russell A. Mittermeier. William Morrow, Harper Collins Pub., New York.


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