December 14, 2018

Lemurs and croc in new exhibit at SC Aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new exhibit at the South Carolina Aquarium gives visitors a glimpse of creatures from Madagascar halfway around the world, with the message that protecting nature everywhere is important.

The exhibit, Madagascar Journey, opens for a three-year run on Saturday. It features creatures from Madagascar including ring-tailed lemurs, a Nile crocodile, giant geckos, boa constrictors and parrots.

“One of the things we realized is that while South Carolina is a very special place, it is not a unique place when it comes to the health of our natural places and sustainability of our