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2008-11-04 09:00:15

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.

2008-11-03 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon brings to the table a cornucopia of animation during "Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend," the network's Thanksgiving celebration airing Wednesday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 30.

2008-10-31 21:00:12

"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" has scored the best opening day for a U.S. film in Russia and set the record for biggest opening day of all time in Ukraine. DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. announced the box-office achievements Friday.

2008-10-31 15:00:18

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced today that Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa: The IMAX Experience(R) will be available at a total of 29 Regal Entertainment Group IMAX(R) theatres across the country.

2008-10-29 09:00:20

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced the global launch of "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa," a mobile game based on the DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE:DWA) animated film, which opens in U.S. theaters on November 7, 2008.

2008-10-28 18:00:19

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the quarter ended September 30, 2008, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported total revenue of $151.5 million and net income of $37.4 million, or $0.41 per share on a fully diluted basis.

2008-10-21 06:00:17

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- will.i.am, frontman and producer of the multi-platinum three-time Grammy Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas, takes a giant step forward teaming with famed Oscar winning composer Hans Zimmer for DreamWorks Animation's new Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

2008-10-20 12:00:17

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced that Roger Samba has been named the winner of the 2008 J. Paul Getty Award for Conservation Leadership. The annual award honors outstanding contributions to international conservation and carries with it a $200,000 prize.

2008-10-15 15:00:18

Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SGC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement with Majescor Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MAJ) to acquire up to a 100% interest in four properties held by Majescor in Madagascar.

2008-10-14 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct.


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Western Woolly Lemur, Avahi occidentalis
2014-04-17 10:05:39

The Western Woolly Lemur or Western Avahi (Avahi occidentalis) is a species of woolly lemur that is native to western Madagascar, where they live in dry deciduous forests. These nocturnal animals weigh about .7 to .9 kilograms. This species is folivorous. This species resides in monogamous pairs together with their offspring. The Western Woolly Lemur mostly consumes leaves and buds that derive from around 20 different plants which haven’t matured and have high levels of sugars and...

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2013-04-23 13:18:30

The Madagascar Pochard (Aythya innotata) is an exceptionally rare diving duck belonging to the genus Aythya. Thought to be extinct in the late 1990s, specimens of this species were rediscovered at Lake Matsaborimena in Madagascar in 2006. Only 60 individuals remain after 18 ducklings hatched in a captive breeding center in April 2012. Based on the accounts written by Webb and Delacour’s in the 1920s and 1930s, it seemed that the bird was still relatively common at Lake Alaotra. The duck...

Greater Dwarf Lemur, Cheirogaleus major
2012-09-03 07:04:56

The greater dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus major), also known as Geoffroy's dwarf lemur, is native only to the island of Madagascar. This species can be found in northern and eastern regions of the island, preferring a habitat within primary and secondary forests, or arid scrub areas. It is a nocturnal species that rests and sleeps in nests made of twigs, leaves, and grasses or in trees with hollow areas. It was thought that a color variation of the greater dwarf lemur, the greater iron-gray dwarf...

Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur, Lepilemur sahamalazensis
2012-08-08 09:26:25

The Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is native to the island of Madagascar, where its range is limited to the Sahamalaza Peninsula found in northwestern Madagascar. Because this area is a converging point for two types of habitats, including arid deciduous forests, this lemur resides in both primary and secondary forests. The Sahamalaza sportive lemur is a newly discovered species, along with 14 other members in the Lepilemur genus. Because of this, its taxonomic status...

Crowned Sifaka, Propithecus coronatus
2012-08-08 08:43:18

The crowned sifaka (Propithecus coronatus) is native to Madagascar, with a range that extends to the Mahavavy River in the southwest. The northeastern border of this range is the Betsiboka River. It has been reported that the crowned sifaka occurs in south and southeast Madagascar, which may broaden its range. It prefers to reside in arid deciduous forests in western Madagascar. The crowned sifaka can reach an average body length of 3.3 feet, with a tail length between 1.5 and 1.8 feet....

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