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All the latest news from Madagasikara Voakajy, the Malagasy biodiversity organisation dedicated to the conservation of endemic vertebrates and their habitats in Madagascar.

Lenari, our indri lemur mascot, greets Professor Richard Griffiths of the University of Kent, at our Moramanga office. Professor Griffiths was visiting as part of the Darwin Initiative chameleon project.

Rousettus madagascariensis is the smallest fruit bat in Madagascar. It roosts in caves and feeds in natural forests, villages and farmland. Our projects are conserving this species by establishing improved protection at key roost sites as well as developing a better understanding of its biology and ecology.

This is the largest fruit bat on the island of Madagascar. It is threatened by the loss of its roosting and foraging habitats as well as hunting for bushmeat. Our projects on this species aim to both conserve its key habitats and understand more about its ecology.