Notes from the Field, Part III: Final Thoughts

In the Duke Lemur Center’s new “Notes from the Field” series, we follow DLC researcher and SAVA Conservation Project Coordinator Marina Blanco on a field expedition to Madagascar. This is the final entry in our multi-part series.

Woolly lemur (avahi)

Woolly lemur (avahi)

Furry-eared dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi)

Furry-eared dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi)

The COMATSA team with local guides.

The COMATSA team with local guides

White-headed lemur (E. albifrons)

White-headed lemur (Eulemur albifrons)

Red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer)

Red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer)

Seal's Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur seali).

Seal’s sportive lemur (Lepilemur seali)


Mouse lemur (Microcebus)

The silky sifaka (p. candidus).

Silky sifaka (p. candidus)

Marina with the research team at COMATSA.

Marina (fourth from left) with the research team at COMATSA

Return to the Office

We are back at the DLC-SAVA conservation office in Sambava, the mission to COMATSA just over. We are arranging numbers, photos, samples, equipment, and ideas. The numbers are impressive:

  • More than 160 species – 60 birds, 76 herps, 25 micromammals, and 8 lemurs – were seen in 15 days of data collection at two campsites.
  • More than 150 kg of rice…

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