Animals That You May Not Have Known Existed The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar.
Castle of Butron, located in Gatika, in the province of Biscay, in northern Spain. It dates originally from the Middle Ages, although it owes its present appearance to an almost complete rebuilding begun by Francisco de Cubas in
Madagascar Location: Island off the southeastern coast of Africa. Capital and largest city: Antananarivo Official languages: Malagasy, French Demonym: Malagasy Government: Caretaker government Independence from France: 26 June, 1960 Area: 587,041 km2 (47th) Pop: 2012 estimate: 22,005,222 (53rd)
Nauru had a huge amount of surface phosphate deposits from thousands of years of bird droppings. The 1980's was the financial peak before decline to the point that now very little phosphate remains. The government was supposed to have set aside a portion of the money for investment in future industries. Corruption, however, and weak planning have almost depleted that fund. There are no other industries on the island.