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Ankarana Sportive Lemur closeup, Ankarana dry forest, Madagascar  Africa,Anakarana sportive lemur,Ankarana,Geotagged,Lepilemur ankaranensis,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. It's such a beautiful creature! And a lovely photo. It really knows how to pose for a photo!

    Hope I see this one in a couple of weeks time!
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you for the comment, will you be visiting Ankarana? Posted 3 years ago
  2. Don't think so. We will be going to Tana, Antsirabe,then on to Ranamafana staying at the Setam Lodge while we visit National Park. Then a short visit to the Analamazaotra Special Reserve.
    (Staying at Valona Forest Lodge)
    After that we fly to Réunion for a few days. Finally it's Mauritius for a further 4 days ,then home.
    It's not really long enough is it? But at least we get an idea of what each country has to offer and to meet new people and maybe see animals etc that most people only see on television!
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. In that case you will not see this one, it is quite local to the north. Ranomafana is awesome though and has plenty of its own strange creatures. Same for Analamazaotra, which has the Indri Indri. Posted 3 years ago

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The Ankarana sportive lemur, or Ankarana weasel lemur, is a sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is one of the smaller sportive lemurs with a total length of about 53 centimeters, including 25 centimeters of tail. Average body weight is approximately 750 grams. The Ankarana sportive lemur is found in northern Madagascar, living in dry lowland forests in Ankarana, Andrafiamena and Analamerana, and in moist montane forest of Montagne d'Ambre.

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 14, 2016. Captured Oct 17, 2015 09:31 in 6, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/50s
  • ISO1600
  • 400mm