While the Northern hemisphere prepares for the upcoming fall and winter, in Madagascar it is springtime. Over the last month, many forest animals are having babies, including the Black and white ruffed lemurs in the forests around Kianjavato.
A key part of our ongoing conservation research program is in the forests near the commune of Kianjavato in the southeast. So far this season, MBP research staff and volunteers have identified 19 Black and white ruffed lemur babies, all of which have been born in the last month. And we expect there to be more in other nearby populations that will be surveyed in the coming weeks.
While the MBP team is working hard to capture some great video footage of these new bundles of energy, here are a few great photos that our volunteers were able to get.