Latest Indri Stories
LCF and Madécasse partner to raise awareness and funds needed for improvements at ASSR and Camp Indri, a large (almost 105 square miles), mountainous rainforest reserve located in northeastern
Lemur Conservation Foundation (LCF) is funding a boundary demarcation project in the Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve (ASSR), Madagascar.
Madagascar, where natural environments show a high level of endemism, is one of the last great biodiversity sanctuaries in the world.
Yale biologists have managed to extract and analyze DNA from giant, extinct lemurs, according to a Yale study published in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The indri (Indri indri) is also commonly known as the babakoto. It is related to the sifakas, and as with all lemurs, is native to the island of Madagascar. The range of this lemur begins along the eastern shores of Madagascar, from the Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud south to the Mangoro River. However, its range does not extend through the Marojejy National Park or the Masoala Peninsula, although these areas do connect to forests where indris reside 24 miles away. It is thought...
Verreaux's Sifaka, Propithecus verreauxi, is a medium-sized primate in the lemur family Indriidae. It lives in Madagascar and can be found in a variety of habitats from rain forest to western Madagascar dry deciduous forests and dry and spiny forests. The fur is thick and silky and generally white with brown on the sides, top of the head, and on the arms. Like all sifakas, it has a long tail that it uses as a balance when leaping from tree to tree. However, its body is so highly adapted to...