Indri concert -2, Mitsinjo reserve, Andasibe, Madagascar
After an eye-to-eye session with the Indri...
...the Indris fled the scene and the group of tourists dispersed. We decided to follow them deeper into the forest, where they ultimately settled down for a siesta. As luck would have it, we were treated to a private concert. In Andasibe, you can hear Indris wherever you are, as their call echoes across the valley for miles. Here's how their deafening call sounds from 10m:
The indri, also called the babakoto, is one of the largest living lemurs. It is a diurnal tree-dweller related to the sifakas and, like all lemuroids, it is native to Madagascar.