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Closeup of Adult Coquerels sifaka posing, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar Overview:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/41091/adult_coquerels_sifaka_posing_ankarafantsika_madagascar.html" title="Adult Coquerels sifaka posing, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/41091_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1605744010&Signature=PHV%2FVMAPeXjZdnhwTDsH7MB%2BiVQ%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Adult Coquerels sifaka posing, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar My personal favorite of our encounter with these peaceful, beautiful animals. This one really came across as genuinely friendly, happy, and healthy. We have this one as a poster in our living room. Closeup:<br />
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    comments (5)

  1. So cute! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you, as all are lemurs. Calm, curious, and kind of dumb (compared to other primates) :)

      Decken's Safika on the lookout in Tsingy trees Near-full body shot of a Decken's Sifaka in Tsingy. Compared to red-front lemurs and brown lemurs, they are very silent and peaceful. Madagascar,Propithecus deckenii,Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park,Von der Deckens sifaka
      Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
      1. lol ;P Posted 2 years ago
  2. He/she is smiling! :-) Posted 2 years ago
    1. Smiling or laughing at photographer, not sure which ;) Posted 2 years ago

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Coquerel's sifaka is a diurnal, medium-sized lemur of the sifaka genus ''Propithecus''. Like all lemurs, it is endemic to Madagascar. It was once considered to be a subspecies of Verreaux's sifaka, but was eventually granted full species level.

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

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Uploaded Jul 23, 2016. Captured Oct 21, 2015 12:40 in 4, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO1000
  • 270mm