Mauritius: Indian Ocean superstar The Indian Ocean’s superstar, Mauritius, has more to it than clopping coconut cocktails and a long-deceased flightless bird. Our island insiders dip into their address books
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~Twelve-wired Bird-of-Paradise (Seleucidis melanoleuca) male displaying to a female at his display pole in the swamp rain forest at Nimbokrang, Papau, Indonesia, Island of New Guinea. Photo by Tim Laman.