Kirindy Forest guided walk
Kirindy is the best place to seek Fosa (Fossa)  
Red-fronted brown lemurs are well habituated in Kirindy  
Verreaux's sifaka, Kirindy Forest  
Red-tailed sportive lemur, Kirindy  
Red-fronted brown lemur, Kirindy  
Giant hognosed snake devouring prey  
Fossa sometimes hunt collaboratively. These two are at Kirindy  
Sickle-billed vanga (Jan Gersagh, October 2018 group tour client)  
Cuckoo-roller (Jan Gersagh, Oct 2018 Group Tour client)  
Rainbow Tours group watching lemurs (Daniel Austin)  
Rainbow Tours client studying lemurs in Kirindy (Daniel Austin 2017)  
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Kirindy Forest guided walk

Madagascar, Kirindy Forest

You can go for early morning or mid afternoon walks into this fascinating dry deciduous forest in the Menabe Antimena Protected Area.

Terrain is flat and sandy, so grading of walks is easy. You can choose the duration of your walk with your guide, who will take you along the grid of well-mapped trails.

Even short walks can be rewarding at Kirindy. Early morning walks are especially productive for Fossa (Fosa) sightings, and if you are very lucky and happen to be visiting during early November, you might even witness their mating behaviour as females are site- faithful, so return to the same tree each year to await their suitors. Kirindy is the best place in which to seek Fossa, because some well habituated individuals inhabit the area around the researchers campsite. 

If staying at  FANAMBY's Camp Amoureaux, you can make both day and night walks in the community-managed reserve at Marofandilia, about 20 minutes from Kirindy. (This is the best location for the world's smallest primate, Madame Berthe's mouse lemur).

Most visitors to Kirindy and Marofandilia forests, see the likes of Verreaux's sifaka, Red-fronted brown lemur and birds including Coquerel's coua and noisy groups of Sickle-billed vanga. Resident 'herps' include the Labord's chameleon and Giant hog-nosed snake. 

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