We hear from Patrick Ross about an exciting new camera trapping project in the Anjanaharibe Sud Special Reserve in the northeastern SAVA region of Madagascar. ASSR is home to critically endangered silky sifakas, as well as other lemurs, and birds carnivores.
In 2020, the BBC aired a series program called Primates, highlighting some of the well known and lesser known species of primates on the planet. One of the species they highlighted was the Lac Alaotra Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur alaotrensis), also known as the gentle lemur or the “Bandro” by locals. Deb Bradley, my good friend and host of the Let’s Go Wild podcast, immediately called me after watching the episode and told me we should add a few days to […]
Earlier this year, we asked for your support to help us bring conservation education supplies to Madagascar. Thanks to your donations, this project was a success! Our volunteers Lynne and Coral delivered lemur education kits to four areas of Madagascar, and held lemur education days with two communities! Celebrating Lemurs and World Lemur Day with Children in Mariarano, Northwest Madagascar This summer, Lemur Conservation Network volunteer and PhD researcher Coral Chell travelled to a community managed forest site, called the […]
Dr. Jonah Ratsimbazafy was awarded the 2023 Seacology Prize, an international environmental prize, for his more than three decades of dedication to lemur and habit conservation in Madagascar!
It’s October, and it’s time to celebrate lemurs! We hold the World Lemur Festival all October, and we can’t wait until World Lemur Day on October 27. We love seeing photos and artwork featuring lemurs shared around the world this time of year. And, it’s always fun to see people celebrating at zoos, planting trees in Madagascar, and wearing fun lemur costumes around the world. Check out our calendar to find an event. 1. Join our Lemur Art Challenge and […]