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Photos of highlights in Madagascar [updated 2013-02-13]


Chameleons of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Herps of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Lemurs of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Madagascar - 18-month calendar

Madagascar Calendar - 12-month calendar

Madagascar Calendar II - 12 months by mongabay

Wildlife of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Budget Calendars

Jumellea sp. Orchid

Ring-tailed lemur with baby

Strangler fig

Red ginger

Green-blue swallow-tail butterfly

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Amber Mountain chameleon (Calumma ambreense)

Mother Verreaux's Sifaka with baby


Golden Mantella (Mantella aurantiaca)

Red-orange insect (Dyserdycus genus) in the Pyrrhocoridae family (true bugs)

Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) in Madagascar

Tomato frog (Dyscophus antongilii)

Girl in a Tsaranoro Valley village

Gray Mouse Lemur (Microcebus murinus)

Yellow flowers emerging from charred earth

Adansonia za Baobabs

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Crown of Thorns flower (Euphorbia milii)


Male panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis)

Ring-tailed lemur with baby

Verreaux's sifaka in Isalo

Vezo child

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Adansonia za Baobabs

Giant hissing cockroach pollinating a purple flower

Andringitra valley

Pachypodium geayi (local name: Vontaka)

Andringitra landscape

Red hibiscus

Oustalet's chameleon in a Plumeria tree

Guibemantis liber

Arachnis flosaeris orchid (native to Indonesia, not Madagascar)

Rainbow Bush Locust (Phymateus saxosus)

Girl in the Antanifotsy Valley

Fisherman on the Bay on Antongil at dawn

Raspberry dragonfly


Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Antanifotsy Valley

Family helping a fisherman take his boat out to sea

Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur rufus)

Coquerel's Sifaka taking flight

Hairy Lithinus weevil (Curculionidae)

Strangler fig

Chaine de Montagne Ampiadrianombilahy shrouded in clouds

Brookesia antakarana

Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli)

Tsaranoro Mountain

Trail in Montagne d'Ambre

Flooded terraced rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Elephant Ear Plants

Namorona River in Ranomafana

Giant bamboo

Rainbow Milkweed Locust (Phymateus saxosus), a toxic species due to its propensity to eat milkweed

Amber Mountain chameleon (Calumma ambreense)

Yellow flowers emerging from charred earth

Coquerel's Sifaka doing a Michael Jackson dance move

Morning activities on a beach near Maroantsetra with Nosy Mangabe in the background

Village and rice fields in Madagascar's Central Plateau


Deforestation and soil erosion in Northern Madagascar

Sifakas in a dry forest in southern Madagascar

Mud hut near Mantandia

Blue dragonfly

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

Coquerel's Sifaka dancing across a clearing

Camouflaged Amber Mountain chameleon (Calumma ambreense)

Lantern bug

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