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INTRODUCTION OF ALIEN SPECIES TO MADAGASCAR for Kids


The Manambolo River
The introduction of alien species have doomed many of Madagascar's endemic species. The best example of damage wrought by introduced species can be found in the island's rivers and lakes. Adaptable and aggressive tilapia, introduced as a food fish, have displaced the native "cichlid" fish.



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