Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Volume 69, Issue 1, October 2013, Pages 63–74. Leer más.
Two millennia ago, millions of giant tortoises roamed Madagascar, an island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa that is rich in species found nowhere else on Earth. Those tortoises kept Madagascar’s unique ecosystem in check by munching on low-lying foliage, trampling vegetation and dispersing large seeds from native trees like the baobab. Leer más.