Monthly Archives: September 2010

Motheeeerrrrrs in a dangerous time….

Woke up in the dark to pouring rain….AGAIN.  Thought to myself, AGAIN, what a terrible time of year to have a baby!  A tiny helpless, completely dependent baby!  But that’s what they do.  The Indri and the Simponas give birth … Continue reading

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Little alien eyes in the night 8)

In bed past 9pm tonight, phew, late night.  Only because we did a night survey 😉  Jean De Dieu and I hiked up to an amazing lookout around 4pm and watched the shadow and sunlight dance with the hills, the … Continue reading

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Inside my head…on a good day :) June 19th

On the way in the morning, walking, tromping, crashing, to find lemurs I’m always so excited.  SO excited…”I wonder what we’ll see today??!!”  It makes me push even though I am wet, hot, sore, tired, checking my hands even 10 … Continue reading

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June 18th…lots of lemurs!!!!! and lemur poo :)

Lots of lemurs on the search this morning!  Early on, Jean De Dieu spotted feces on the trail and we looked up to see a group of red-bellied lemurs (Eulemur rubriventer)!!!A group of 4 little red-bellies looking down at us … Continue reading

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Fossa tracks!!

Fossa tracks on the main trail today, and looking mighty fresh…..These carnivores are the main predator of lemurs, especially babies!!

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White beans!!

Ever played The Bean Game?  Dinner was white beans…my least favourite bean.  My most favourite is red beans, but even these are getting a little old.  They taste like blah…..just red beans cooked and warmed up.  On rice.  Man, I’ve … Continue reading

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Feeling wet…wet…wet.

Sitting up high in Indri group I territory.  Still haven’t seen this group…Jean De Dieu is off crashing around and I am left to sit and wait.  Incredible how the air can be so damp and humid and yet feel … Continue reading

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