Tsingy de Bemaraha means the pinnacles of the Bemaraha plateau. The surface color of the lower limbs of the species is white, while the chest, belly, and inner area of the upper limbs is a light gray color with relatively thin fur. Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) Red-fronted lemur (Eulemur rufus) Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus) Randrianasolo’s sportive lemur (Lepilemur cf. The species was first discovered in 1990 by a team of scientists from Zurich University led by Urs Thalmann, but wasn't formally described as a species until November 11, 2005. In 1927, thanks to the biological, geological and archaeological characteristics of the Antsingy, the area was classified as Nature Reserve No. John Cleese feeds grapes to Colin, a red ruffed lemur at Bristol Zoo, July 22, 2008. The Bemaraha woolly lemur, also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. The scientist who discovered the species named it after Cleese, star of Monty Python, mainly because of Cleese's fondness for lemurs, as shown in Operation Lemur With John Cleese and Fierce Creatures , and his efforts at protecting and preserving … Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) Red-fronted lemur (Eulemur rufus) Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus) Randrianasolo’s sportive lemur (Lepilemur cf. The fur that borders the face is a black tone and forms a dark pattern in the shape of a line or stripe that is resembles the letter "V". Adjacent areas with lakes, mangroves and native forest are also included. Like other woolly lemurs, this species has thick, tightly-curled, brown-grey fur, and a long tail that is often rolled up against the back. The Bemaraha woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei), also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. The local population calls the species dadintsifaky, which means "Grandfather of the Sifaka", because it is similarly sized to sifakas, but more ponderous, heavyset and has ample greyish-brown fur. It typically has a strictly vegetarian diet of leaves and buds, living together in small families. In August 1997, a part of the reserve was changed to national park status to allow the development of ecotourism. The eleven species of small mammal that occur . The scientist who discovered the species named it after Cleese, star of Monty Python, mainly because of Cleese's fondness for lemurs, as shown in Operation Lemur With John Cleese and Fierce Creatures, and his efforts at protecting and preserving them. 11 species of lemurs can be found here including Deken’s Shifakas, red-fronted brown lemur, Cleese’s woolly lemur … It is listed as endangered by IUCN. The scientist who discovered the species named it after Cleese, star of Monty Python, mainly because of Cleese's fondness for lemurs, as shown in Operation Lemur With John Cleese and Fierce Creatures, and his efforts at protecting and preserving them. [4], International Union for Conservation of Nature, "Distribution and geographic variation in the western woolly lemur (, https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=Bemaraha_woolly_lemur&oldid=2073156, Last edited on 24 December 2015, at 18:15, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Bemaraha Woolly Lemur Avahi cleesei Thalmann & Geissmann 2005. collect. The body can be grey brown to reddish, with white on the back of the thighs, with a long, orange tail. Transformers with that Beast Mode Maxitroopers A Bemaraha Woolly lemur. The Bemaraha woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei), also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. The Bemaraha woolly lemur ( Avahi cleesei ), also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. The laid back town doesn’t have much to offer itself besides its location but it is a great place to get a taste of local life and there is a lovely beach for lazy ...