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Eulemur macaco male

Eulemur macaco male
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-11-29
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-02-17 14:35
Viewed: 292
Points: 14
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Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Lemuridae
Genus: Eulemur
Species: E. macaco
Binomial name Eulemur macaco
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The lemur is undoubtedly the most famous animal of Madagascar, many have asked me for photos of this species, and here you are content. Here we see a female lemur macaque, an endemic species of Madagascar. This species is very common on the island of Nosy Komba, where it can also be approached, especially if you bring bananas. It mainly lives in the rainforest, both primary (that is still intact) and secondary (forest grown back following a cut); with the increasing anthropization of its range, the species has adapted to live also in plantations and public gardens. Throughout its range, the maca maki is considered a bearer of bad news and it is generally a taboo to kill one: on the island of Nosy Komba is considered a messenger of the underworld and killing one means attracting the wrath of the souls of the dead on the village of the killer.
More info about this species on Wikipedia.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2019-02-17 17:16]

A tough task, shooting the dark color in the dark and the flashlight did well exposed the subject, beautiful.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2019-02-17 22:30]


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2019-02-18 1:32]

Hello Luciano,
Nice, sharp detailed photo of this lemur in difficult light conditions. Nice pose too.

Hello Luciano,
Nice to see your photos about mammal species like this one. Details, colors and focus are excellent.
Madagascar has a great wild life.

Hi Luciano
Impressive eyes.
Well captured in his natural environment.

Ciao Luciano, altra favolosa creatura dal Madagascar, favolosi gli occhi, gran cattura con ottimi dettagli e magnifici colori naturali, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Hello Luciano,
Beautiful species, no doubt. Well pose. Details could have been better, bit flat to me. Otherwise nice post.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,

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