"Lemur” comes from lemures, a Latin word that means "spirits of the night." While lemurs are related to modern primates, they more closely resemble an older ancestor of primates which existed tens of millions of years ago.
TSINGY DE BEMARAHA-- Island of Madagascar. A plateau of pure limestone lay in wait. Then water had its way: Erosion erased stone, leaving behind a forest of mineral spires or tsingy, which translates "where one cannot walk barefoot.
Officially known as the National Park of American Samoa, this national park has the distinction of being the only U. National Park south of the equator and only the second national park located in a U. Territory rather than a U.