Monday, March 14, 2011


Madagascar is world-famous for its lemurs—primates that look something like a cat crossed with a squirrel and a dog. These animals are unique to the island and display a range of interesting behaviors from singing like a whale (the indri) to sashaying across the sand like a ballet dancer (the sifaka). More.... 

Slow motion analysis of the sifaka's leaping gait shows its prowess over the nimble fossa.