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Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Announcement of one of worst outbreaks in years raises fears that disease could spread to towns and cities Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-born disease that wiped out a third of the world’s population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar…

Chameleons migrated from Africa to Madagascar by sea 65 million years ago: new study

Chameleons took to the waves to migrate from Africa to Madagascar about 65 million years ago, said a study published on Wednesday that seeks to resolve a roiling biological debate. Chameleons are famous for the extraordinary ability of some species to change colour, and for a lightning-fast talent to catch…