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2014-09-26 16:22:41

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WeDo Digital - Making Mauritius Buzz It was such a long-awaited event and it finally came to life: the Video Production Department

2014-09-17 08:27:29

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Resorts has been chosen to host the prestigious international AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Golf Open which

2014-08-06 12:25:25

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living on a paradise island has always been your dream? Don't look any further. Mauritius is the right destination.

2014-06-11 04:21:28

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Luxury Mauritius, A New Vision of the Island in its Modernity and Authenticity Dreams, emotions, elegance

2014-03-13 08:25:52

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From "Tiger of the Indian Ocean" to "Cyber island", Mauritius has turned now into a "Safe and Reliable Investment

Mauritius Kestrels Have To Speed Up Their Life Histories
2014-02-20 13:23:02

The widespread loss of forest to sugarcane fields on the island of Mauritius has forced kestrels living there to survive by speeding up their life histories

Tropical Cyclone Edilson Leaving Mauritius
2014-02-06 12:48:39

NASA's Terra satellite saw Tropical Cyclone Edilson pulling away from the island of Mauritius in the Southern Indian Ocean when it passed overhead on February 6, 2014.

2014-01-02 08:22:13

LONDON, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long haul travel specialists are offering ITV This Morning viewers the opportunity to win 10 nights All

2013-09-10 23:20:51

Indian Ocean’s Premier Airline Leveraging Latest Version in Support of System Consolidation and Standardization Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) September 10, 2013


Latest Mauritius Reference Libraries

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Red Rail, Aphanapteryx bonasia
2013-10-02 13:35:50

The Red Rail (Aphanapteryx bonasia) is an extinct and flightless rail. It was native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar within the Indian Ocean. It had a close relative on Rodrigues Island, the likewise extinct Rodrigues Rail, with which it’s sometimes considered congeneric. Its relationship with other rail isn’t clear. Rails frequently evolve flightlessness when adapting to isolated islands. It was slightly larger than a chicken and had reddish and hair-like...

2012-06-15 08:06:35

Symbol: FUFO Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I HI    I Synonyms:   FUGI Furcraea gigantea Vent. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

2012-04-02 14:05:59

The Tailless Tenrec, (Tenrec ecaudatus), also known as the Common Tenrec, is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is the only member of its genus. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, and Seychelles. It has many habitats within its range, including subtropical and tropical moist lowland or dry forests, subtropical and tropical moist mountains, savanna, shrublands, grasslands, plantations, rural gardens and even urban settings. This is the largest...

Pink Pigeon, Columba mayeri
2009-06-04 23:10:27

The Pink Pigeon (Columba mayeri) is a species of bird of the Columbidae family, which includes doves and pigeons. It is endemic to Mauritius and is very rare. It is found only on the Mascarene Island of Mauritius. Once being found on the larger Reunion Island, it is now extinct there. It is found in patches of forest in the National Park area to the southwest, and in the nature reserve Ile aux Aigrettes off the southeast coast of Mauritius. There are plans to release some individuals in the...

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