Madagascar became the land of lemurs through the accidental arrival of one small group of primates 60 million years ago. Cycles of tumultuous geological and climatic events caused the foundation family to mutate into over 100 species of lemurs through a series of evolutionary processes.
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"Best Scientific Content"
34th International Wildlife Film Festival, 2011 -- Montana, U.S.A.
"Highly Commended Diplomas"
9th Matsalu Nature Film Festival, 2011 -- Lihula, Estonia
"Winner / Best Natural History or Wildlife Programme"
16th Asian Television Awards, 2011 -- Singapore
"Nature & Environment: Bronze Prize"
China International Conference of Science & Education Producers, 2012