MADAGASCAN Tropical Dry Forest

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...


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


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

Sifaka with young

Coquerel's Sifaka

Brown Lemurs

Common Brown Lemur

Sportive Lemurs

Milne-Edwards Sportive Lemur

Mouse lemurs

Golden-brown Mouse Lemur


Greater Hedgehog Tenrec

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.