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From Research to Ranomafana: <br> Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

From Research to Ranomafana:
Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 21, 2019 0

I sat in the middle of the woods, waterproof notebook in hand, the pitter patter of raindrops falling around me. Out of the corner of my eye, a red ruffed lemur popped its long

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Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 28, 2019 0

1. Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar, located about 250 miles off the coast of Africa, and the Comoro Islands, a volcanic archipelago just to the northwest. 2. Lemurs rafted to

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Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2019 3

Being an inveterate introvert, I avoid large crowds—well, really, even groups of people numbering 15 or more—like the plague. Yet the places that call to me are some of the most jam-packed because they

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Madagascar’s Wild, Wild West

Madagascar’s Wild, Wild West

Natural Habitat Adventures December 24, 2018 0

Madagascar is the most unique place I’ve ever been. Geographically, biologically, culturally—it is so isolated and truly seems to operate in a vacuum. This African island was once blanketed almost entirely by forest and

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Memories of Madagascar

Memories of Madagascar

Natural Habitat Adventures November 29, 2018 0

“We were hiking in Andasibe National Park when we came upon this gray bamboo lemur. Gray bamboo lemurs are vertical climbers, and they jump from stalk to stalk in thick bamboo forests. But this

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Nat Hab & Malagasy NGO Aid the Aye-aye

Nat Hab & Malagasy NGO Aid the Aye-aye

Emily Goodheart Kautz November 5, 2018 0

Deep in the rainforest, in the cover of darkness, the lucky traveler may come across the luminous, piercing eyes of the Aye-aye high in the canopy. Encounters with these elusive lemurs are extremely rare,

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Traveler Story: Madagascar Wildlife Adventure

Traveler Story: Madagascar Wildlife Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures September 9, 2017 0

In June 2017, Nat Hab traveler Ardelle Fellows encountered wild lemurs and more as she explored the wondrous biodiversity of Earth’s most unique island on a small-group Madagascar Wildlife Adventure. This African island is

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Rare Sights in Madagascar

Rare Sights in Madagascar

WWF September 21, 2016 0

Last year, I joined a group of Nat Hab travelers on a fourteen-day Madagascar safari beginning on the island’s central plateau. In Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park, our Nat Hab group connected with Domoina Rakotomalala, WWF Madagascar’s

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