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Lemurs of Madagascar

by

Alison Buttigieg

Friday, 02 October 2015

For the last 88 million years, life on Madagascar has been on its own – creating an island of evolutionary oddities and myriad diverse travel experiences. Sometimes referred to as a “Noah’s Ark” or the “eighth continent” due to its geographic isolation and high levels of endemism, the island is home to over 110 species of lemurs.

In this gallery we celebrate some of these lemurs:

📷 Black and white ruffed lemur ©Alison Buttigieg

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📷 Ring-tailed lemur ©Alison Buttigieg

 

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📷 Crowned lemur ©Alison Buttigieg

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📷 Verreaux’s sifaka ©Alison Buttigieg

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📷 Indri lemur ©Alison Buttigieg


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📷 Red-fronted brown lemur ©Alison-Buttigieg

📷 Ring-tailed lemur mother and baby ©Alison Buttigieg

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📷 Diademed sifaka ©Alison Buttigieg

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📷 White-footed sportive lemur ©Alison Buttigieg

📷 Grey mouse lemur ©Alison Buttigieg

Read more about Madagascar – lemur country – here:

Southern & central Madagascar

Northern Madagascar

Western Madagascar

Eastern Madagsacar

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About the photographer

Alison-Buttigieg

ALISON BUTTIGIEG is a Maltese IT Consultant and self-taught Wildlife Photographer. She loves spending time in the wilderness, especially if it happens to be in Africa – the place she has been enamoured with ever since she set foot on the continent in 2005. The things she loves, even more, are the wild animals inhabiting the wilderness and photographing them. It is a privilege to have these small windows into the animals’ daily lives – a privilege that Alison feels is her duty to share with others through her photography.

For more of Alison’s images go to www.alisonbuttigieg.com
Alison’s Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/AlisonButtigiegPhotography

 

 

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