Berenty private reserve, Madagascar

Berenty Journal

Berenty is a privately-owned reserve that lies about 80 km from Fort Dauphin (Taolagnaro). It is among the most tourist-oriented destinations in Madagascar. The trails are flat and broad, the wildlife (most people come for the lemurs) is friendly and abundant, and the facilities are up to Western standards (though if you leave your door or windows open you may have lemurs come into your room for a visit)... continued

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Gray Mouse Lemur (Microcebus murinus)

Ringtailed lemur (Lemur catta) eating with baby on back

White-footed lepilemur (Lepilemur leucopus)

Ring-tailed lemurs paddycake

Territorial chase between a pair of Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) in a heated chase

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Sifaka in a dry gallery forest in southern Madagascar

Phelsuma modesta modesta gecko in Taolagnaro

Sifaka just hanging out

Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)

Excited ring-tailed lemur

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) on the lookout

Gray Mouse Lemur (Microcebus murinus)

White-footed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) in a spiny Alluaudia procera plant

White-browed Owl (Ninox superciliaris)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Alluaudia procera

White-footed Weasel Lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) in a spiny Alluaudia procera plant

Sifaka lemur in "The Thinker" position

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Sifakas in a dry forest in southern Madagascar

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) in a territorial chase

Sifakas in a dry forest in southern Madagascar

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Mother Verreaux's Sifaka with baby

Upside-down sifaka lemur

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Sifaka forest

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) in a territorial chase

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Ring-tailed lemurs in riverine gallery forest

Phelsuma mutabilis gecko

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Sifaka lemur hanging out while feeding (Berenty)

Spiny forest vegetation at sunset (Berenty)

Sisal fields (plant used as fiber for biodegradable packaging) (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Sunning sifaka lemur (Berenty)

Spiny forest vegetation at sunset (Berenty)

Sifaka caught in mid leap (Berenty)

Alluaudia procera spiny plants (Berenty)

Female Madagascar Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone mutata) in its nest

Sifaka hanging upside down while feeding on leaves (Berenty)

Leaping sifaka (trees) (Berenty)

White-footed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) in a spiny Alluaudia procera plant

Spiny forest in southern Madagascar (Berenty)

Spiny forest vegetation at sunset (Berenty)

Ringtailed lemurs at attention (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka feeding

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Ringtail lemur (Lemur catta) on Alluaudia tree (Berenty)

Lepilemur leucopus (Berenty)

Spiny plants (Berenty)

Grey moth

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Group of ring-tailed lemurs (Berenty)

Spiny forest vegetation at sunset (Berenty)

Mother ringtail nursing her baby lemur

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Fort Dauphin (Taolagnaro) (Berenty)

Spiny desert flora in southern Madagascar (Berenty)

Ringtail lemur on Alluaudia (Berenty)

Leaping verreauxi lemur (Berenty)

Sisal at sunset (Berenty)

Ringtailed lemur in gallery forest (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Mother Verreaux's Sifaka with baby

Didiereaceae (Berenty)

White-footed Lepilemur (Lepilemur leucopus) high in a tree hollow

Moringa drouhardii at Berenty (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Alluaudia procera

White-footed Lepilemur (Lepilemur leucopus)

Sifaka feeding while sitting on the ground (Berenty)

Leaping Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi lemur (Berenty)

Alluaudia spiny plant (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) in a forest

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Relaxing sifaka lemur (Berenty)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) on a spiny Alluaudia procera plant

Sashaying Verreaux's sifaka lemur (Berenty)

Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)

Dancing Verreaux sifaka (Berenty)

Mother ring-tailed lemur nursing her baby

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Red-fronted brown lemur with baby on back (Berenty)

Ring-tailed lemur taking in the sun (Berenty)

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