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A map of Africa

Africa is where Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, King Julien XIII, Maurice, Mort, Skipper, Rico, Kowalski, Private and The Chimps crash-landed when they tried to fly back to New York in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Zuba, Florrie, Makunga, Teetsi, Moto Moto and the other animals live there.


Africa is one of the Earth's seven landmasses. Running through the center is the equator and it is said to be the place from which humans were born. Africa has quite a vast variety of ecosystems: jungles, desert, savannas, coast, marshes, mountains, swamps, rivers and lakes.


Africa plays host to some of the most exceptional wildlife on the planet. This includes: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, flamingos, ostriches, crocodiles, jackals, hyenas, chimps, gorillas, colobus monkeys, baboons, vervet monkeys, snakes such as the black mamba, gaboon viper and puff adder, zebras, geladas, antelope such as dik-diks, lemurs, grey parrots, vultures, meerkats, cheetahs, wildebeests, African fish eagles and warthogs.