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Madagascar Partridge
(Margaroperdix madagarensis)

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Scientific Information

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Subspecies: None recognized.

Range: Madagascar; introduced to Reunion Island.

Habitat: Grasslands and cultivated lands, heath areas in higher elevations.

Status in Wild: Although not considered an endangered species, we are all well aware of the plight of Madagascar's endemic animals due to habitat destruction. The need for a good captive population will help ensure the survival of this species.


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(l to r): 1-2, Allan Wautier; 3, Carl Garnham.


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