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Dr. Mark Tebbit demonstrates features of plant anatomy to field school students, using the plants that surround the Centre ValBio Research Station.

Enjoying the sunset at the Fenêtre de Isalo (Window of Isalo), in Isalo National Park.

Cal U students receiving an after-lunch lecture from one of our resident bird experts, Jean-Claude Razafimahaimodison.

Students of Cal U taking a break from lemur watching, to take in the view at Anja Special Reserve near Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.

A Cal U student and a University of Antananarivo, Madagascar student (right) taking body measurements from an invasive rodent, as part of our long-term ecological monitoring research project.

Cal U students enjoying some down time during our trip to the coast. While other students were swimming and playing soccer on the beach, they decided to head for the shade. (Ifaty, Madagascar)

Cal U students have fun at Anja Special Reserve. Madagascar. This is a community-create park that was established to protect several groups of ring-tailed lemurs and the cultural history of the people in the region.

Sampling for macroinvertebrates in the Namorana River in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. These small animals can be used as an indicator of stream quality and habitat disturbance.

Students exploring the rock formations at the community-developed Anja Special reserve, near Fianarantsoa, in central Madagascar.

Exploring the rock formations in Isalo National Park. Some of these exposed rocks date back to the Jurassic and are full of dinosaur and whale bones.

Students riding in a traditionally crafted fishing boat off the coast of Ifaty, on Madagascar’s west coast.

Students taking in the sunset in Isalo National Park, southwestern Madagascar.

Cal U students measuring the girth of an enormous tree during a summer study abroad experience in Madagascar.

Megan Gardner (2011) sharing her photos with a young girl in the village of Ambatolahy, outside of Ranomafana National Park in southeastern Madagascar.