Radiated tortoise, Madagascar by Teague O'Mara: These tortoises are critically endangered due to habitat loss, being poached for food, and being over-exploited in the pet trade. The oldest recorded Tortoise lived to 188 years. #Tortoise #Madagascar
**Lowland Streaked Tenrec - The tenrec is a mammal of the family Tenrecidae, found on Madagascar and in parts of the African mainland. Tenrecs are widely diverse; as a result of convergent evolution, they resemble hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters.