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Giraffe-Necked Weevil Facts | Madagascar Wildlife Guide

This herbivorous beetle, Trachelophorus giraffa, derives its name from its extremely long neck, reminiscent of that of a giraffe. The neck of the male is three times longer than that of a female, making its total body length approximately 1 inch. Weevils use this unique adaption to battle for a mate and build nests—females bend and roll up large leaves, laying a single egg in the tube.

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Madagascar Wildlife Adventure

Look for lemurs and much more as you explore the wondrous biodiversity of Madagascar on this small-group expedition to the planet's most unique island. Madagascar is truly a world apart!

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13 Days / May–Oct / From $11195 (+air)
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The Great Amazon River Expedition

Encounter rain forest wildlife as we cruise aboard a deluxe riverboat along more than 400 miles of the Peruvian Amazon and its main tributaries to explore the river's remote headwaters.
9 Days / Year-Round / From $7410 (+air)
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