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Indri indri


largest lemur




spotted this on my first day in Andasibe National park. the guide coaxed it down from the tree to grab some leaves he was holding. it was a female carrying young

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26 Comments (1–25)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks Yaniv and Sarit Wainer!

Wonderful spotting and great video. Their eerie calls bring back good memories from our trip to Andasibe National Park. Thanks!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

I know eh, this is an old spot. You're right, I will never forget this. Thanks a lot Carol, I really appreciate it.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 11 years ago

I can't believe this spot is going on 8 years. It probably seems just like yesterday and of course you will never forget this moment in time. Congratulations. This is one of my favorites of yours.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks Carol, Luis and Sachin.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

Wonderful lemur and amazing sound, thanks for video,,

LuisStevens 11 years ago


CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

Incredible! The sound - crazy!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Thanks Kojak.

KojakBear 12 years ago

Awesome Photo, Awesome video as well, wow that did sound scarey..

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Thanks Mary!

MaryEvans2 12 years ago

Incredible spotting, photos, and video. I envy you for being able to witness this in person.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Thanks again melissac, it is a terrifying call!

melissac 12 years ago

I have never heard anything like that before. If you didn't know what they were, it would be terrifying! Great pic and video!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 13 years ago

Thank you Carolina, I agree for sure. It's good to see you back again.

Carolina 13 years ago

Oh my God Dan I almost cry! What a beautiful vocalization!
The new feature is incredible, I think it would make us more sensible about species. I'm really really happy about this.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 13 years ago

I really like the video feature as well. I have a few more to add to some of my spottings. As for the Indri, you can hear then call when you're not even in the forest. Their call carries up to 3km. It woke me up in the morning while I was camping on the edge of the park. If your friend in Madagascar goes to Andasibe National Park, she's pretty much guaranteed to see Indri.

LauraMaria 13 years ago

I'm so glad Project Noah added a video feature, that clip added so much depth to the spotting! I have a friend out in Madagascar at this very moment to do some work on the marine side of things, very jealous! She gets to go to the national parks too, I hope she spots an indri as well! Must have been amazing to hear that call within the forest :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 13 years ago

Thanks for all the comments and I'm glad everyone enjoyed the video/sound clip. Christiane, I think that's a great idea to put a sign for spottings with videos, like when you pass over a spotting and it tells you what it is, who spotted it and the number of favorites/comments, if its a video, you would also see an icon for that. Maybe it's something PN can work on for the future.
Thanks BareFeat, I guess he does kind of look like me. He definitely has a nice trim beard!

SusanEllison 13 years ago

man those starry eyes...look right into your soul!

BareFeat 13 years ago

I think he kinda looks like Dan! :)

Nice spot.

DanielePralong 13 years ago

Those eyes! And the sound clip/video is fantastic: I'm immediately transported there!

Christiane 13 years ago

Hey.. could you put a sign to the spotting with videos? That would be so great!

Christiane 13 years ago

So beautiful.. It's great to hear the animals! Wonder what they are talking about!

AnnaWhipkey 13 years ago

thanks for the video, this would make a great ringtone

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Province de Tamatave, Madagascar

Spotted on Nov 17, 2005
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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