Lemurs News

Sakondry, ready to eat. Image by Brian Fisher.

Eat the insects, spare the lemurs

MASOALA PENINSULA, Madagascar — It’s a lovely walk from the village of Ambodifohara to BeNoel Razafindrapaoly’s field. Nestled at the foot of the mountains of Masoala National Park in northeastern…
Sakondry, ready to eat. Image by Brian Fisher.

Photos: Top 10 new species of 2018

Once again this year, researchers described several new species of animals and plants after months, or even several years, of trials and tribulations. Some were tiny, like the Japan pig,…
Google Earth image of the Manambolo River Canyon.

The river of blood (insider)

Madagascar has been called the “Great Red Island,” and from space, astronauts have remarked it looks like it is bleeding to death. Soil conditions and poorly vegetated hillsides mean Madagascar…
Google Earth image of the Manambolo River Canyon.
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