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  • Review: 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' gets up close with nature

    Review: 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' gets up close with nature
    Imax 3-D documentary "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" shines a spotlight on one of the earliest primates that coexisted with dinosaurs more than 60 million years ago. Although extinct in their native Africa, hundreds of lemur species have adopted Madagascar as home. But these wandering spirits are hardly thriving, as 90% of the forest has been torched since humans set foot on the island some two millennia ago.
  • 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' goes beyond the cute and cuddly

    'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' goes beyond the cute and cuddly
    Who knew lemurs were zen masters? The primates, whose ancestors came to Madagascar some 60 million years ago, love to play. They also enjoy a good siesta on a handy branch, and when they are happy, they emit a cute little noise akin to a piglet's snort....

    DreamWorks Animation to bring Shrek show to London

    DreamWorks Animation to bring Shrek show to London
    The green ogre is moving out of his swamp and coming to London. DreamWorks Animation said it was teaming up with Merlin Entertainments, based in Poole, Britain, to create a Shrek-themed attraction on London's South Bank. The show will transport...

    Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...

    In the spiny forest, cute lemurs call limestone caves home [Video]

    In the spiny forest, cute lemurs call limestone caves home [Video]
    Not so long ago, the cute and curious ring-tailed lemurs of southwestern Madagascar had scientists stumped. Each morning, for about a week, the scientists would arrive in a forest they knew to be populated by ring-tailed lemurs to find the small...