CultureGrams — New Kids Country: Mauritius
The CultureGrams editors are excited to announce a new Kids edition country report!
The new Mauritius report includes detailed information on the history, culture, language, food, and daily life of this country.
Here are some interesting Did You Knows about Mauritius:
- The dodo—a flightless bird native to Mauritius—became extinct in the 17th century. The dodo only existed in Mauritius.
- Mauritius Island is around 8 million years old, which is rather young in geological time.
- Several different types of giant tortoise used to live in Mauritius but have now become extinct.
- Mauritian ships are sometimes attacked by modern-day pirates in the Indian Ocean; Mauritius began holding court trials for pirates in 2013.
Read about Mauritian séga music and explore the fascinating history of Mauritius in this new report.
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