The Socotra Archipelago
A Catalyst article about Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean off the horn of Africa, belonging to the Republic of Yemen. The islands are becoming famous for their range of animal and plant species and for their use as a natural 'laboratory' where ideas about evolution can be tested. The article looks at endemism, where a small population of a species becomes geographically separated.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2009, Volume 19, Issue 4.
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