Tsingy de Bemaraha means the pinnacles of the Bemaraha plateau. overview; data; media; articles; maps; names cc-publicdomain Avahi cleesei (Bemaraha Woolly Lemur) is a species of primates in the family Indriidae. In August 1997, a part of the reserve was changed to national park status to allow the development of ecotourism. 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". CONSERVATION Avahi cleesei clearly falls into the category of Endangered (EN) as established by the IUCN Red List [IUCN, 2001], according to the following criteria (B1ac(i, ii, iii, v)): the extent of occurrence is estimated to be less than 5,000 km2 (B1), the Reproduction is dioecious. [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. 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. https://animals.fandom.com/wiki/Bemaraha_Woolly_Lemur?oldid=29536. [3], The habitat is limited to the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve in western Madagascar, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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 endemic western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. Avahi cleesei Thalmann and Geissmann, 2005 – Bemaraha Woolly Lemur : References Expert(s): Expert: Anthony B. Rylands : Notes: Deputy Chair, IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Office of the Executive Vice Chair, Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA : … 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. Its tail is beige or brownish-gray in color, and slightly red on the dorsal side of the base. Abstract: John Cleese’s woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei) was discovered in 1990 and officially defined and named in 2005. Like all other lemurs, they live only on the island of Madagascar . 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. It is a frugivore. American journal of ... references . Animal Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. The Bemaraha woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei), also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur endemic western Madagascar, named after John Cleese. [3], The diurnal animal weighs about 5–6 kilograms (11–13 lb), has brown skin with white regions on the rear and inside of the thighs and has a short damp nose, large plate eyes, and ears which hardly stand out from the skin. Bemaraha woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei) Fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius) Dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus sp.) A visit to the Tsingy de Bemaraha in Western Madagascar was undertaken in 1991 to survey the lemurs of this little known reserve. 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