Skip to comments.Life on the edge: Inside the world's largest STONE forest, where tropical rain has eroded rocks...
Posted on 04/10/2012 7:41:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Inhospitable: The Grand Tsingy may look uninhabitable, but there are thought to be 11 species of lemur, 100 types of bird and 45 kinds of reptile living there
Perilous: An explorer climbs among the razor-sharp peaks of the stone forest, where the eroded limestone rocks extend for 230-square miles
Intrepid: Climbers Luke Padgett and John Benson scale another dangerous-looking peak in the Grand Tsingy, thought to be the world's largest stone forest
Forest of life: Various forms of greenery can be spotted within the Grand Tsingy stone forest, despite the apparently inhospitable environmental conditions
It's like a cave without a roof, it gets a tremendous amount of tropical rain that has eroded the rock into these sharp rock pinnacles.
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full title: "Life on the edge: Inside the world's largest STONE forest, where tropical rain has eroded rocks into 300ft razor-sharp spikes".
LOOK MA! NO HANDS!
On the other hand, it would be a nice place to visit.
If I could foot the bill.
Looks like a great bug-out destination. I wonder how roasted lemur tastes.
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Thanks Outlaw Woman.
I think I’ll leave the visiting to others. But I enjoyed the photos.
UK papers always have really cool articles with great pictures. The way Time Life used to be...
Like this commment underneath:
“My 5 year old walked over while I was reading this and now she wants a lemur. That is, in addition to the dog, cat and bunny she already has and the neighbor’s horse and cows she thinks are hers.”
Well, I thought I knew pretty much about the earth, but I have to admit I’ve never ever heard of a ‘stone forest’!
The other, other, other white meat.
It’s pretty neat, and I’d never heard of it before, making it especially neat. :’)
I do not believe that it was rain that eroded those stones.
the lemurs can keep it
“If I could foot the bill.”
You CAN get there, only “You got to move it, move it!”
Yes they do.
White monkeys with black faces. Isn’t that racist?
Cool pics. Thanks
LOL! That was first thought that popped into my head! I want one as a pet - I'll name it Al Jolsen.
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