The Baobabs of Madagascar “I pointed out to the little prince that the baobabs are not shrubs, but trees as big as castles and that, if even he took with him a whole herd of elephants, this herd would not eat up a single baobab.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 1943, “The Little Prince” Mythical tree par excellence and in the imagination of each of us since childhood, the baobab is an exceptional tree, of rare beauty. The most beautiful and largest specimens grow in Madagascar, which lists six of the eight known species: Adansonia grandidieri, Adansonia madagascariensis, Adansonia perrieri, Adansonia rubrostipa,...
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