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October 14, 2009

Snapshots of Madagascar

Very few outsiders get to the poor island of Madagascar. Yet it's one of the most fascinating places on Earth, with plant and animal species found nowhere else. Fortunately, my friend Robyn Dixon of the LA Times is there on a reporting trip, and Tweeting about it.

Her updates -- a warm, closely observed series of snapshots from a forgotten corner of the world -- have been a highlight of my week. And they're better than 99.99% of the stuff you find on Twitter.

Take a look:

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Somewhere in Africa was written by McClatchy correspondent Shashank Bengali, who covered sub-Saharan Africa from 2005 to 2009. He's now based in Washington, D.C., as a national correspondent.

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