Contributions to Zoology, 86 (4) – 2017Samuel G. Penny; Angelica Crottini; Franco Andreone; Adriana Bellati; Lovasoa M.S. Rakotozafy; Marc W. Holderied; Christoph Schwitzer; Gonçalo M. Rosa: Combining old and new evidence to increase the known biodiversity value of the Sahamalaza Peninsula, Northwest Madagascar

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This project was funded by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA). Our thanks go to the Malagasy authorities for granting research and export permits, to the Association Europeenne pour l’Etude et la Conservation des Lemuriens (AEECL) for granting us the use of their research station, to Madagascar Institut pour la Conservation des Ecosystèmes Tropicaux ou (MICET) for logistical help and to Madagascar National Parks Association (MNP) for granting us access to the Park. Particular thanks go to our local Malagsy assistants: Fan, Loricia, Marlene and Regis, who made our time in the field possible. The work of AC is supported by the Portuguese National Funds through FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology under the IF/00209/2014/CP1256/CT0011 Exploratory Research Project and the Investigador FCT (IF) grant (IF/00209/2014). G. M. Rosa was funded by FCT through the Doctoral Programme (SFRH/BD/69194/2010).

Received: 21 January 2017

Revised and accepted: 10 November 2017

Published online: 22 December 2017

Editor: J.W. Arntzen