18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sifaka Dance

A Verreaux's Sifaka leaps across the road near the spiny forest of southern Madagascar. Comfortable leaping from tree to tree in the forested areas, they appear to "dance" to cross open spaces on their hind legs.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Madagascar
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Beverly Houwing