Lemur catta | Ring-tailed Lemur

 

Good spot: Anza Reserve Villageoise, Madagascar

Primatology

 

Taxonomy

 

 

 

IUCN Conservation Status

 

 

 

 

 

Seeing this Species

 

These are the lemurs one probably imagines when dreaming of Madagascar. Though so familar aesethically, there sound: a catlike meeeeeeeew, will certainly surprise you. The 

 

Anza Reserve Villageoise, Madagascar--Not far from the relatively large, regional hub of Ambalavao, Anza is a straightforward trip from Ranomafana. The reserve sits in a small, remnant forest nestled between a sudden explosion of granite in the midst of the Malagasy highlands. The landscape looks like a misplaced Yosemite. The lemurs are everywhere and visible, tucked into caves, leaping between rocks, feeding in the bushes, sunning on the tops and cuddled up grooming on softer spots. 

 

 

Probability of Success: ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◇

 

Overlapping species

 

Other sites:

 

Berenty-- See page on Verraux's Sifaka

 

Overlapping species: 

 

Beza Mafaly

 

Local contacts:

 

 

 

 

 

References

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