Northwest forests of Madagascar
Location in the Zoo
Wortham World of Primates
Cool Animal Fact
Sifaka maintain a vertical posture as they leap through trees, called “vertical clinging and leaping.”
How we Help Save Them
- 16 rangers and 10 gatekeepers trained in fire safety to improve the means of fighting forest fires in lemur habitat
- 43,000 seedlings planted to increase food availability for grey-headed brown lemur.
- Provided 26 micro-development grants to village associations.
- 470 health checks were performed in order to improve the general health status of local community members
How You Can Help
Donate to help lemurs in the wild:
Become an informed shopper about furniture, musical instruments and other wood products. Whenever possible, choose locally sourced wood and don’t buy anything that is made of imported wood.