MADAGASCAN Tropical & Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forest
lemurs

While the mammals of the woodlands of Madagascar are not dominated by giants like neighbouring Africa, there is an astonishing diversity of fascinating species, almost all of which are found nowhere else on Earth...

Order Primates

Superfamily Lemuroidea: Lemurs

Some of the nocturnal species of Lemur can be seen looking out from their bed in the daytime.

Family Indriidae: Sifakas

The famous 'dancing of the Sifaka', as they leap across the ground.

Sifaka with young

Coquerel's Sifaka

Family Lemuridae

Eulemur spp. 'Brown/True Lemurs'

'Common Brown Lemur'

Family Lepilemuridae: 'Sportive Lemurs'

Milne-Edwards Sportive Lemur

Family Cheirogaleidae: Mouse & Dwarf Lemurs

Golden-brown Mouse Lemur

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