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baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Baobabs

Baobab alley

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Baobab alley

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Baobab in town

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Baobab and water

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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baobabs
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Family in zebu cart

family in zebu cart
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Alley of the Baobabs

family in zebu cart
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Alley of the Baobabs
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Baobabs and palm

Baobabs and palm
Boabab
Kimony Resort - near Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Jumping in the alley

alley of the baobabs
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Fire in the Alley

alley of the baobabs
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Photographing Bob photographing

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Sunset on the alley

baobab
Giant baobab (Adansonia grandidieri)
Morondova, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
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Tsingy de Bemaraha

Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Bemaraha
July 15, 2016
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Tsingy

tsingy
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Tsingy

Tsingy

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Tsingy bridge

tsingy bridge

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Bob on tsingy bridge

Bob on tsingy bridge

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
Photo credit: Hery Andrianiantefana
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Bob and Hery

tsingy
Tsingy de Bemaraha
July 15, 2016
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Bob in tsingy

Bob on tsingy bridge

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Tsingular fossils

tsingy fossils

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Tsingular fossils

tsingy fossils

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Darwin

Charles gets sharp

tsingy
Darwin
Tsingy de Bemaraha
Madagascar
July 15, 2016
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The love in evolution

darwin

Darwin
Tsingy de Bemaraha
Madagascar
July 15, 2016
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Tsingy de Ankarana

Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
Canon T5i

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Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Tsingy

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Bob on the bridge

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Bob on the bridge

tsingy
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Mangily sinkhole

tsingy
Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Group at Mangily sinkhole

tsingy
Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Mangily sinkhole

tsingy
Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Mangily sinkhole with shadow

tsingy
Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Bat cave

bat cave
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Bat cave formations

bat cave
Tsingy de Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Stone sparkle

tsingy
Cave at Ankarana
July 4, 2016
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Tana

Lake Anosy

Lake Anosy
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Queen's palace

queens palace
Queen's Palace
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016

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Natural History museum (see also fauna and other sections)

Photo archive

natural history museum
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Sotrobe

natural history museum
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Group

natural history museum
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Emerald sea

Fitting name

Emerald sea

Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
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Emerald sea

Emerald sea

Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
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Pirogue

pirogue - emerald sea


Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
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Tidal island

tidal island - emerald sea

Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
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Ambohimanga - UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site

Ambohimanga

ambohimanga
Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
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Heart-shaped sacrificial stone

ambohimanga
Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
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Heart-shaped sacrificial stone

ambohimanga
Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
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Bannister

ambohimanga
Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
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Passage

ambohimanga
Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
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Marojejy

The view from Camp 2

marojejy
Camp 2
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Morondova

Mosque

mosque
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Rickshaw

rickshaw
Kimony Resort - near Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Antanetiambo Nature Preserve

Bob at Ambohimanga

antanetiambo
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
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Bamboo forest

antanetiambo
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
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Bob and Guy

antanetiambo
Bamboo forest
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
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Fossa

Fossa intensity

fossa
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Fossa tongue

fossa
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Fossa as sphinx

fossa
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Fossa drinking

fossa
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Fossa - stuffed

natural history museum
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Ring-tailed mongoose

mongoose
Ring-tailed mongoose (Galidia elegans)
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
Canon 5Dmark2
July 6, 2016

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Ring-tailed mongoose on tsingy

mongoose
Ring-tailed mongoose (Galidia elegans)
Bemaraha, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 14, 2016

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Lemurs

Red-fronted

red-fronted brown lemur
Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus rufus)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Brown

lemur
Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus rufus)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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lemur
Red-fronted brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus rufus)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Sanford

lemur
Sanford's brown lemur (Eulemur sanfordi)
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
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Brown lemur

brown lemur
()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
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Brown lemur

brown lemur
()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
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Brown lemur and bob

brown lemur
()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016

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bob and the brown lemurs

Tzimbazaza zoo
Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Lauren and lemur

lauren and lemur
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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lemur
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Maki

make
Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Diademed

lemur
Diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema)
Andasibe, Mantadia National Park, Madagascar
June 22, 2016
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Diademed

sifaka
Diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema)
Andasibe, Mantadia National Park, Madagascar
June 23, 2016
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Decken's

sifaka
Von der Decken's sifaka (Propithecus deckenii)
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Silky

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Silky

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Silky

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Silky

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Hanging around

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Contemplation

silky sifaka
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Babakoto

indri
Indri (Indri indri)
Andasibe, Mantadia National Park, Madagascar
June 23, 2016
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Mouse

mouse lemur
Mouse lemur (Microcebus)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Western fork-marked

phaner lemur
Western fork-marked lemur (Phaner pallescens)
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Phaner

phaner lemur
Western fork-marked lemur (Phaner pallescens)
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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East goes west

Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus)
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
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Zebu

Zebu

zebu
Zebu (Bos indicus )
Antalaha, Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Rats

Votsotsa

rat
Malagasy giant rat (Hypogeomys antimena)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Endangered endemic

rat
Malagasy giant rat (Hypogeomys antimena)
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Bats

Bat

bat
Bat
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
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An amazing camp of bats

camp of bats
Bats
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
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Cats

Kitten

kitten
Kitten
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
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Kittens kittening

kitten
Kittens
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
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Cat

kitten
Cat
Joffreyville, Madagascar
July 5, 2016
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Bob photographing camels

Bob photographing camels
Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius)
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Self-portrait in camel eye

camel eye
Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius)
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 5DMark2

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Birds

Owl

owl
Madagascar scops owl (Otus rutilus)
Joffreyville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 7, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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What's the thrush

thrush
Amber mountain rock thrush (Monticola sharpei erythronotus)
Family: Muscicapidae

Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
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Pygmy

Pygmy kingfisher
Pygmy kingfisher (Ceyx madagascariensis)
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Alcedininae
Madagascar endemic
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Malachite-like

Malagasy kingfisher
Malagasy kingfisher (Corythornis vintsioides)
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Alcedininae
Madagascar endemic
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Malagasy kingfisher

kingfisher
Malagasy kingfisher (Corythornis vintsioides)
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Alcedininae
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Paradise

Malagasy paradise flycatcher - Terpsiphone mutata
Malagasy paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone mutata)
Family: Monarchidae

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
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Crested

crested coua
Crested coua (Coua cristata)
Family: Cuculidae

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
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Giant

giant coua
Giant coua (Coua gigas)
Family: Cuculidae

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Giant close

giant coua
Giant coua (Coua gigas)
Family: Cuculidae

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 14, 2016
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Namaqua

dove
Namaqua dove (Oena capensis)
Family: Columbidae
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Asleep

vanga
Hook-billed vanga (Vanga curvirostris)
Family: Vangidae
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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vanga
Hookbilled vanga (Vanga curvirostris)
Family: Vangidae
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Helmetted vanga - stuffed

vanga
Hookbilled vanga (Vanga curvirostris)
Family: Vangidae
Museum
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Parrot

parrot
Greater vasa parrot (Coracopsis vasa)
Family: Psittaculidae
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Hoopoe

Hoopoe
Hoopoe ()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Passerine

passerine
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 12, 2016
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Passerine

passerine
Madagascar
June 23, 2016
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Sleeping bird

passerine
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Crested drongo

crested drongo
Crested drongo (Dicrurus forficatus forficatus)
Antananrivo, Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Crested drongo

crested drongo
Crested drongo (Dicrurus forficatus forficatus)
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Antananrivo, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Eagle

eagle
Madagascan fish eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Antananrivo, Madagascar
June 21, 2016

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Big bird

big bird egg
Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Tsimbazaza Museum
Antananarivo, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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vanga
Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Tsimbazaza Museum
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
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Colorful

passerine
Cuckoo roller (Leptosomus discolor)
Family: Leptosomidae
Order: Leptosomiformes
Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Not living up to its name

chicken
Gallus gallus domesticus
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
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Duck

duck
June 29, 2016
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Pigeon holed

Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
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Zebu egret

chicken
Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 3, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Reptiles

Geckos

Leaf-tailed

leaf-tailed gecko
Leaf-tailed gecko
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Leaf-tailed

leaf-tailed gecko
Leaf-tailed gecko
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Leaf-tailed

leaf-tailed gecko
Leaf-tailed gecko
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 6, 2016

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Satanic

leaf-tailed gecko
Baweng satanic leaf gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus)
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
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Satanic

leaf-tailed gecko
Domain de Fontenay
Joffreville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 6, 2016
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Leaf-tail

leaf-tailed gecko
Domain de Fontenay
Joffreville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 6, 2016
Canon T5i

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Leaf-tail camouflaged

leaf-tailed gecko
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
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Leaf-tail camouflaged

leaf-tailed gecko
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
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Leaf-tail camouflaged

leaf-tailed gecko
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
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Leaf-tail eye

leaf-tailed gecko
Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Gecko head

gecko
Night walk
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Gecko silhouette

silky sifaka
Night walk
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
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Day gecko

day gecko
Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Day gecko

day gecko
Madagascar
July 3, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Day gecko close

day gecko close

Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Day gecko head and arm

marojejy
Day gecko
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Chameleons

Red chameleon

chameleon

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Green chameleon

chameleon

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Chameleon head

chameleon tail
Domain de Fontenay
Joffreyville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 5, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

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Tail spin

chameleon tail
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
Night walk
July 7, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Princeton mascot

orange, white and black chameleon
Chameleon
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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smallest chameleon

Amber Mountain, Madagascar
Olympus Tough TG-4
July 11, 2016

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smallest chameleon

Mount d'Ambre leaf chameleon (Brookesia tuberculata)
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
Olympus Tough TG-4
July 11, 2016

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smallest chameleon

Mount d'Ambre leaf chameleon (Brookesia tuberculata)
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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smallest chameleon

Mount d'Ambre leaf chameleon (Brookesia tuberculata)
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
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Small chameleon

Small chameleon
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Small chameleon

Small chameleon
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Catching prey

catching prey

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Skink

skink
Skink
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tortoise

Radiated tortoise head

tortoise
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Ambohianga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Radiated tortoise carapace

tortoise
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Ambohianga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Seychelle giant

tortoise
Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea)
Joffreyville, Madagascar
July 5, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Turtle sculpture

turtle sculpture
Turtle
Kimony Resort - near Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Snake

snake
Macolline Nature Reserve
Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Boa

boa
Daraina, Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

When snakes are fady

boa
Daraina, Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

When snakes who catch prey are caught

boa
Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Crocodile

Crocodile

crocodile
Nile crocodile ()
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Antananrivo, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Frogs

Frog

frog
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 7, 2016

line

Golden mantella

frog
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Family: Mantellidae
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June 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Frog

frog
Frog
Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Frog

frog
Frog
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Frog on the wall

frog on the wall
Frog ()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Camouflage

marojejy
Camp 2
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Frog

marojejy
Camp 2
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Fish

Coelacanth

coelacanth

Coelacanth
Tzimbazaza museum
Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Coelacanth head

coelacanth

Coelacanth
Tzimbazaza museum
Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Puffer sale

pufferfish

Pufferfish
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Fresh water eel

Fresh water eel
Fresh water eel
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Arthropods

Colorful bug

colorful bug

Morondova to Ansirabe
Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Red bug

red bug
Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Brilliant blue

Junonia rhadama
Brilliant blue (Junonia rhadama)
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 7D mark2

line

Butterfly

butterfly
Domain de Fontenay
Joffreyville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 5, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Yang and Yin and on the wing

butterfly
Butterfly
Domain de Fontenay
Joffreyville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 6, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Antelope faced moth

moth
Moth
Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Moth

kitten
Joffreyville, Madagascar
July 5, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Painted lady

painted lady butterfly
Painted lady (Vanessa cardui)
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

A grate picture of a moth

moth
Moth
Kirindy, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Dragonfly

dragonfly
Dragonfly
Domain de Fontenay
Night walk
Joffreville, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Dragonfly ensnared

dragonfly
Dragonfly
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Zebu flies

zebu flies
()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Zebu flies close

zebu flies
()
Family:
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Locust

Swarm

locust
Migratory locust Locusta migratoria capito)
Morondova to Ansirabe
Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Swarm

locust
Migratory locust Locusta migratoria capito)
Morondova to Ansirabe
Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Catching the swarm

locust
Migratory locust Locusta migratoria capito)
Morondova to Ansirabe
Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Giant scorpion

scorpion
Scorpion
Daraina scorpion
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Giant scorpion

scorpion
Scorpion
Daraina scorpion
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Guy Arienela grabbing scorpion by the tail

scorpion
Scorpion
Daraina scorpion
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Guy Arienela grabbing scorpion by the scorpion stinger

scorpion
Scorpion
Daraina scorpion
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Large spider

large spider
Spider
Night walk
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Photographing spider

photographing spider
Spider
Night walk
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

When a crab is not a crab is not a crab

crab spider
Gasteracantha - spiny orb-weaver
Andasibe, Madagascar
June 22, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Cave spider

cave spider
Zebra spider (Viridasius fasciatus) Family: Viridasiidae
Order: Araneae

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Cave spider closer

cave spider
Zebra spider (Viridasius fasciatus) Family: Viridasiidae
Order: Araneae

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Orb weaver close

spider

Madagascar golden orb weaver (Nephila inaurata)
Queen's Palace
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2

line

This spider will bee preying

bee preying

Spider with bee
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Spider and finger

spider

Spider
Daraina, Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Leech

leech
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Leeched

leeched
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Leech aftermath

leech aftermath
Vohemar, Madagascar
June 30, 2016
(from Marojejy)
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Green flatid bug

flatid bug
Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Flatid bug

flatid bug
Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Millipedes

millipede
Millipedes
Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Millipede

millipede
Millipedes
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Rounding up its defenses

millipede
Millipede
Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Crab balls

crab
Crab
Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Hermit

crab
Hermit Crab
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

In the nudi

nudibranch

Nudibranch
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Mollusc

snail

Snail
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Conch

conch

Conch
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Shell game

conch

Shells for sale
Near Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Eel, urchins, coral, nudibranch

eel, urchins, coral, nudibranch

Urchin
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Urchin

urchin

Urchin
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Spikey

spikey
Urchin
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Brittlestar

Brittlestar
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Brittlestar

Brittlestar
Brittlestar
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Fungi

Amanita muscaria

Amanita muscaria

Amanita muscaria
Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Flora

Traveler's palm

traveler's palm

Traveler's palm
Antalaha, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
June 24, 2016

line

New flower

new flower

Clerodendrum kamhyoae
Family: Lamiaceae Macolline Nature Preserve, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
June 25, 2016

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New flower

new flower

Clerodendrum kamhyoae
Family: Lamiaceae Macolline Nature Preserve, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
June 25, 2016

line

Ginger

ginger

Genus: Zingiber
Family: Zingiberaceae
Order: Zingiberales
Madagascar
Canon rebel T5i
June 22, 2016

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Prolific mother

Bryophyllum daigremontianum

Mother of thousands (Bryophyllum daigremontianum)
endemic
Joffreville, Madagascar
Olymp[us Tough TG-4
July 8, 2016

line

Red flower

red flower

Joffreville, Madagascar
Olympus Tough TG-4
July 8, 2016

line

Pachypodium

pachypodium

Pachypodium
Antala, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 1, 2016

line

Pachypodium

pachypodium

Pachypodium
Antala, Madagascar
Canon rebel T5i
June 24, 2016

line

Saw tooth leaf

Saw tooth leaf
Kimony Resort - near Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Turtle sculpture

Saw tooth leaf
Kimony Resort - near Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Anthurium

Anthurium

Anthurium
Antala, Madagascar
Canon rebel T5i
June 24, 2016

line

Fire

Tavy

fire

Fire
Daraina, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 13, 2016

line

Fire

fire

Morondova, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 11, 2016

line

fire

Morondova, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 11, 2016

line

fire

Morondova, Madagascar
Canon 7Dmark2
July 11, 2016

line

Rural

Paddies and fields

paddies and fields
Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Rice paddies

Rice paddies
En route to Ambohimanga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

River

River

river
Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

River

river
Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Group

Perspective

group

Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Circle of boots

madagascar 2016

Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Circle of heads

madagascar 2016

Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Classy group

daraina school

Daraina, Madagascar
Canon rebel T5i
July 1, 2016

line

Tsimbazaza
Tsimbazaza Zoo
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Group caves in

group caves in

Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Speakers

Jonah with group

jonah

Professor Jonah Ratsimbazafy
La Maison du Pyla
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016

line

Tsimbazaza
Cal Academy
Tsimbazaza, Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

students

Michael makes the sign of the spider

michael and spider
Madagascar orb-weaver (Nephila inaurata madagascariensis)
Queen's Palace
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Jo's spidey

jo and spider
Madagascar orb-weaver (Nephila inaurata madagascariensis)
Queen's Palace
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Emma and Paulina

Emma and Paulina
Madagascar
June 23, 2016

line

David

david

June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Maya

Maya

Maya Lorey
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Paulina - peace and love

Paulina
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Maya mussels her way in

Maya
Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Lark heads to California

Lark heads to California

Lark
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Michaela and Alex

micheala and alex

Antala, Madagascar
June 24, 2016

line

Lauren running

Lauren running

Lauren Wedekind
Amber Mountain, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Something fishy about Alex

Alex with fish

Alex Lindqwister
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Michaela jumping

Michaela jumping

Michaela Hinks
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Jo painted

Jo painted

Jo Langner
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Maya painted

Maya painted

Maya Lorey
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Lauren photographing

Lauren photographing

Lauren Wedekind
Angavokely, Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Haystacking

Lauren photographing

Cam and Bob
Madagascar
July 6, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Lark with poinsettia

Lauren painted

Lark
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Lauren painted

Lauren painted

Lauren Sweet
Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Michaela goes gasy

Michaela goes gasy

Michaela Hinks
Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Alex, Lark, and Jo

Alex, Lark, and Jo

Madagascar
June 19, 2016

line

Paulina goes coconuts

Paulina goes coconuts

Madagascar
July 16, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Praying or preying?

Michaela with mantis
Michaela with Mantis
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Alex journaling

natural history museum
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Alex journaling

natural history museum
Natural History museum
Tsimbazaza
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Dramatic frisbee rescue

frisbee rescue
Rescue ensued after Paulina deflected the frisbee into the well
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

The athletes go for health food

health food

Cam and Jo
Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Hery

Hery

Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Barry on Ferry

Barry on ferry

Barry Ferguson
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Ferry ride

Barry and Mary Anne on ferry

Barry and Mary Anne
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

When Tommy saw a ghost

Tommy

Belo, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Malagasy

Girl

girl
Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Another girl

girl

Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Man with blue hat

man  with blue hat

Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Painted lady

painted lady

Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Painted lady 2

painted lady

taken later with different camera and lens
Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Smiling boy

smiling boy

Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Boy with M hat

boy with M hat

Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Boy eating

boy eating

Madagascar
July 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Reaper crew

reaper crew

On the road, Madagascar
July 3, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

140 million years

140 million years

Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

140 million years

140 million years

Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Me and you and Liberty too

Me and you and Liberty too

Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Mother and son

mother and son

Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

A student flips out

student flips out
Tsimbazaza, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Girl with orange hat

Girl with orange hat

Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Mother and baby

Mother and baby

Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Boy

boy

Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Woman

woman

Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Woman

woman

Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Posing

baobab
Morondova, Madagascar
July 11, 2016
Canon T5i

line

Local musicians

alex, bob, and lark

Ankarana, Madagascar
Fourth of July celelbration
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Musician

musician

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Four strings

musician

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

In the village

For those cold Madagascar nights

fur coat
Fur coat
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Banana delivery

Banana delivery
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Carrying sticks

Carrying sticks
Angavokely, Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

The village below

Banana delivery
Madagascar
June 20, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

line

Gasy life

Family in canoe

family in canoe

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Canoe

canoe

Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Transport

transport

Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bridge

bridge

Madagascar
June 27, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Google in Madagascar?

Google in Madagascar?

Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Boarding the ferry

boarding the ferry

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 16, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Last supper in Madagascar

last supper in madagascar

Antala, Madagascar
June 24, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Food

Three times per day with little vary-ation

vary

Rice
Madagascar
July 12, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Beef skewers, but where is the rice?

beef skewers

Zebu
Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Dinner

dinner

Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Dessert

dessert

Maison du Pyla
Antananarivo, Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Eau vive

eau vive

Water
Madagascar
July 18, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Framboise liquer

kitten
Joffreyville, Madagascar
July 5, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Matts

matts
Tsimbazaza Museum
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

More Bob

Ashley, David, Cam and Bob painted

ashley, david, cam, and bob painted


Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Mamy and bob

mamy and bob

Mamy Rajaonah
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bob and porter

marojejy
Camp 2
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 28, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

One bob, multiple rainbows

bob and rainbow

Double rainbow
Madagascar
July 2, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Bob on ferry

bob on ferry


Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 8, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Madagascar map in a poinsettia leaf

mada map

Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Ambohianga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016

line

Jonah and Bob and Charles

jonah

Professor Jonah Ratsimbazafy
La Maison du Pyla
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016

line

Emma's book

emma's book and translators

Rinha Harinhala and Tiana Razadindratsita - translators, Emma Fowler, Darwin, and me
La Maison du Pyla
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016

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Bob with Brandon and Darwin

brandon, bob, and charles

Brandon Semel
Daraina, Madagascar
July 1, 2016

line

Bob with Rina and Darwin

rina, bob, and charles

Rina - Faramalal Francette Vololonirina
Daraina, Madagascar
July 1, 2016

line

Tree fearing Darwinists

bob and nun

Joffreyville, Madagascar
July 8, 2016

line

Bob and guides

bob and guides
Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Alex, Bob, and Jo

alex, bob, and lark

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bob and Cam and Charles

bob and cam

Daraina, Madagascar
July 1, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Bob and Ashley get coconutty

bob and ashley

Ocean Momo, Antala, Madagascar
June 29, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Bob and Cam

bob and cam

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Alex and Bob

alex and bob

Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bob and kids

bob and kids
Tana, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Bob with radiated tortoise

bob with tortoise
Ambohianga, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

line

Something fishy about Bob

" Bob with fish

Emerald Sea, Madagascar
July 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bob with elephant bird egg

" Bob with elephant bird egg

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

line

Bob with elephant skeleton

" Bob with elephant bird egg

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Museum, Tsibazaza, Tana, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

line

Bob with spider

bob with spider
Night walk
Marojejy, Madagascar
June 27, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

line

Bob and spider

bob and spider

Madagascar orb-weaver (Nephila inaurata madagascariensis)
Queen's Palace
Antananarivo, Madagascar

June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Robert and Robert

" Robert and Robert

Maison du Pyla
Tana, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Robert vanille

" Robert vanille

Maison du Pyla
Tana, Madagascar
June 19, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Bob with orange eyes

" Bob with orange eyes

Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Coffee break

" Bob with orange eyes

Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Tragedy

tragedy

Marojejy, Madagascar
Olympus Tough TG-4
June 28, 2016

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Cultural disruption

Americans

beer pong

Beer pong
June 20, 2016
Canon T5i

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Malagasy

beer pong

Beer pong
June 20, 2016
Canon T5i

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Polio

Polio vaccination

polio
Macolline Nature Reserve
Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Independence

Fire

fireworks

Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Canon T5i

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Works

fireworks

Andapa, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Canon T5i

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Fireworks

fireworks

Madagascar
June 25, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Flags abound

fireworks

Madagascar
June 23, 2016
Canon T5i

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Silhouette of fisherman

silhouette of fisherman

Vohemar, Madagascar
June 26, 2016
Canon T5i

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Madagascar itinerary - June 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016 - under construction

+ June 16, 2016
SFO to Paris
overnight on plane

+ June 17, 2016
Hotel Citizen M, Paris

+ June 18, 2016
Breakfast at Hotel (comped because of problem with shower)
Meet up with Emma Fowler
Paris to Antananarivo
Airport pick up by Mamy
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ June 19, 2016
Breakfast at hotel
Pre-course excursion to Ambohimanga with some of the students
Chameleon encounter
Lunch - duck
Tortoise encounter
La Maison du Pyla
Dinner at hotel
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ June 20, 2016
Breakfast at hotel
Hike
Beetle encounter
La Maison du Pyla
Dinner at hotel
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ June 21, 2016
Museum
Tsimbazaza Botanical and Zoological Park
Lemur encounter
School kids doing flips
California Academy of Science - entomology research facility
Picnic lunch at Zoo
Queen's Palace
Spider encounter
La Maison du Pyla
Meet with the translators of Emma's book
Presentation by Professor Jonah Ratsimbazafy - Biodiversity and Conservation in Madagascar
Dinner at Hotel - zebu filet
Summary by David
Discussion of child begging
First presentation - Maya - The Merina Kingdom and the events leading to the colonization of Madagascar
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ June 22, 2016
Breakfast at hotel
Early morning departure for Andasibe
Drive to Perinet Reserve (Andasibe Mantadia National Park)
Feon Ala, Andasibe

+ June 23, 2016
Return to Tana
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ June 24, 2016
Early morning departure from hotel
Flight from Tana to Sambava
Meet up with Guy
Ocean Momo, Antalaha
Coconut milk welcome
Walk along beach
Walk in the water looking for reef life
Student presentations - Paulina, Ashley
Beer pong with Malagasy students
Went to a local club, dancing, left before Big MJ came out

+ June 25, 2016
Macolline Nature Reserve
Tour beginning with talk about local seeds,
Visit Clerodendrum kamhyoae (Lamiaceae) - recently discovered species of plant with spectacular flowers
Drive to Andapa
Dinner in town
Hotel Beanana, Andapa
Observations: Haiku

+ June 26, 2016
Rode in rickshaws to Antanetiambo Nature Preserve
Hike in and out of preserve - lots of chameleons en route
Antanetiambo Nature Preserve - beautiful bamboo forest
Got a ride for the last bit
Hot lunch near entrance to the preserve
Madagascar Independence Day Celebrations
Fireworks in the square
Dinner in town
Hotel Beanana, Andapa

+ June 27, 2016 Andapa to Marojejy
Hike to Camp 2
Cabin with Alex, David, and Michael
Camp 2, Marojejy National Park (Manantenina)
Observations: Rhymed couplet

+ June 28, 2016 Marojejy
Sunrise by river
Slip and break UV filter on 100-400 mm lens
Cabin with Alex, David, and Michael
Camp 2, Marojejy National Park (Manantenina)
Observations: Animal adaptations

+ June 29, 2016 Marojejy to Sambava
Hike down from camp two
Lunch at Guy's house - met his wife and kids
Drive to Sambava
Presentations by Brandon Semel, Jo Langner
Hotel Carrefour, Sambava
Observations: Water

+ June 30, 2016
Missouri Botanical Gardens hike
Drive to the beach
Mamy stepped on a sea urchin spin
Michael's presentation
Baie d'Iharana, Vohemar
Observations: Edges/ Borders/ Boundaries

+ July 1, 2016
Visit to sacred lake - Andranotsara
Drive to Daraina - crazy rough road
Visit to local grade school
Students found rat dropping and rats in their rooms
Michaela's presentation - The golden orb spider
Lemurien Blanc, Daraina
Observations: On the Road

+ July 2, 2016
Lemurien Blanc, Daraina
Boys left the bungaloos and moved into the main building
Night walk to try and see the aye-aye - unsuccessful, chameleons, sleeping bird, leaf-tailed gecko
Observations: Puns

+ July 3, 2016
Rough drive in 4x4s
Chez Aurelien, Mahamasina
Observations: free topic

+ July 4, 2016
Mangily sink hole
Tsingy at Ankarana including hanging bridge
Large cave with bats and limestone formations
Dramatic frisbee rescue
Fourth of July party
Entertained by locals for Fourth of July
Dancing
Chez Aurelien, Mahamasina, Madagascar
Observations: Geology

+ July 5, 2016
Drive to Joffreyville
Late lunch at Monastery
Meet for walk at 4
Walk to town
Night walk with group - Domain de Fontenay - students saw fossa
Late dinner at monastery
Benedictine Monastery, Joffreville
Observations: People

+ July 6, 2016
Watch sunrise, nuns singing, snake skins by building
Amber Mountain
Waterfall hike
Lunch in park - visit from red-tailed mongoose and brown lemur
Dinner at monastery
Night walk at Domain de Fontenay - just Hery and me - Satanic and other leaf-tailed geckos
Benedictine Monastery, Joffreville
Observations: Food

+ July 7, 2016
Drive from Joffreville to Diego Suarez
Lunch at Pizza Gastronomique - pizza and ice cream
Broke into smaller groups - I went with Barry's group
City tour until shops open after siesta time - ruins of large hotel
Shopping in Diego Suarez
Hotel Terrace des Voyageurs, Diego Suarez
Observations: City vs. Country

+ July 8, 2016
Face and arm painting while waiting outside military base for permission to enter
Botanical hike - out to ocean and
Hotel Terrace des Voyageurs, Diego Suarez
Observations: Language

+ July 9, 2016
Visit to Emerald Sea
Boat trip to island by pirogue
Snorkeling off island
Lunch on the Island
Massage
Hotel Terrace des Voyageurs, Diego Suarez
Observations: open topic

+ July 10, 2016 Diego Suarez to Tana
Breakfast in Diego Suarez - croisssants, pastries, quiche, coffee
Fly to Tana - Air Madagascar
Closing dinner at Maison - farewell's and talent show
Maison du Pyla, Antananarivo

+ July 11, 2016 Tana to Morondova to Kirindy
3:00 am wake up
Drive to airport
Fly to Morondova with Hery, Barry, Angel, Mary Anne, and Tommy
Two cabs into town
Stop at restaurant and await Rivo
ATM
Money changer
Long lunch at Kimony
Stop at Avenue of the Baobabs
Ecolodge at Kirindy
Night walk - 2 hours

+ July 12, 2016 Kirindy
Move bungalos
Morning walk - 4 hours
After at Lodge - fossa
Dinner at lodge
Ecolodge at Kirindy

+ July 13, 2016 Kirindy to Bemaraha
Stop in Belo - walk around while waiting for lunch
Early lunch at Mad Zebu - favorite restaurant in Madagascar
Ferry crossings
Sunset from hotel
Massage at Hotel - 30 minutes
Dinner at Hotel
L'Olympe de Bemaraha Hotel

+ July 14, 2016 Bemaraha
Sunrise photos
Breakfast at Hotel
Bekopaka village
Grand Tsingy tour - Hery, Zatina, and me
Massage at Hotel - 1 hour
Dinner at Hotel
L'Olympe de Bemaraha Hotel

+ July 15, 2016
Manambolo River tour in double hulled canoe
Cave with formations and bats
Tsingy hike - Hery, Zatina, and me
giant cua, ring-tailed mongoose
Small Tsingy tour - Hery, Zatina, and me
Dinner at Hotel
L'Olympe de Bemaraha Hotel

+ July 16, 2016 Bemaraha to Morondova
Wait for ferry, get coffee at hoteli
Lunch in Belo
Sunset at Alley of the Baobabs
Dinner in Morondova

+ July 17, 2016 Morondova to Tana
5:00 am departure - Hery, Rivo, and me
Mandoto - stop for lunch - ask for anything without salt - get plain omelette
Locust swarm
Stop in Ansirabe
Ice cream at Pizza Gastronomique
Stop at Hery's flat
Dinner and repack at airport
Overnight on plane
+ July 18, 2016 Tana to Paris
Tana to Paris
Takeoff delayed 3 hours
Paris to SFO
+ July 19, 2016 Paris to SFO

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Participants

+ Paulina Jamily Chamely
+ Michaela Marie Hinks
+ Emma Fowler
+ Ashley Hanna Jowell
+ Joanna Lind Langner
+ Alex Le Lindqwister
+ Maya Rae Lorey
+ David Joseph Mallick
+ Cameron Young Park
+ Michael John Raitor
+ Lark Emily Trumbly
+ Lauren Emily Wedekind

Teaching Assistant

+ Lauren Sweet

Staff - SIT, etc

+ Barry Ferguson
+ Mamy Rajaonah
+ Claude - driver
+ Ladibe - assistant
+ Rivo Rajaonah - driver - Morondova, Kirindy, Bemaraha, Tana

Guides

+ Hery Andrianiantefana
+ Guy Arienela

Other fellow travelers

+ Brandon Semel
+ Rina - Faramalal Francette Vololonirina

Some speakers

+ Jonah Ratsimbazafy
Secretary General
Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche sur les Primates de Madagascar (GERP)

BOSP seminars

+ Melanie Centeno
+ Yosefa Gilon
+ With tremendous thanks to everyone at the Bing Overseas Studies Program

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