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Lemurs of Madagascar - Nosy Komba Lemurs

Silver Wind Shore Excursion from Nosy Be to Nosy Komba, Madagascar

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Lemurs are only one of the hundreds of species of animals and plants found no where else in the wild except Madagascar.

When on our south African cruise on the Silver Wind, the ship anchored at the island of Nosy Be, which is just a few miles off the northern coast of Madagascar. We scheduled a shore excursion to the island of Nosy Komba to see the lemurs.

With our guide, we walked through a small village and followed the signs to the lemurs. During some seasons of the year, they are deep into the jungle eating wild fruits, but we saw dozens of them, hopping from tree to tree. Personally, given the large numbers of lemurs we saw, I think the natives "bait" them for the tourists.

Most of the furry creatures were unafraid of us. A couple of the tamer lemurs, tempted by banana treats, sat on our shoulders, arms, etc. Although there are 35 different species of lemurs, they all live on Madagascar. All the ones we saw looked the same - black males and reddish-brown females.

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