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Diademed sifaka, Lemur Island, Andasibe, Madagascar Captive. A remote view of a Diademed sifaka on lemur island. Compared to our last visit years earlier, they have moved some of the more sensitive species to a secondary island.  Africa,Andasibe,Diademed sifaka,Geotagged,Lemur Island,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Propithecus diadema,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge

Diademed sifaka, Lemur Island, Andasibe, Madagascar

Captive. A remote view of a Diademed sifaka on lemur island. Compared to our last visit years earlier, they have moved some of the more sensitive species to a secondary island.

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The diademed sifaka, or diademed simpona, is an endangered species of sifaka, one of the lemurs endemic to certain rainforests in eastern Madagascar. This species is one of the world's largest living lemurs, with a total adult length of approximately 105 centimetres, half of which is tail. Russell Mittermeier, one of the contemporary authorities on lemurs, describes the diademed sifaka as "one of the most colorful and attractive of all the lemurs", having a long and silky coat. Like all other prosimians,.. more

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

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Uploaded Dec 1, 2019. Captured Jul 20, 2019 16:29 in Route de Mantadia, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/1.4
  • 1/500s
  • ISO64
  • 85mm