March 1, 2010

Decken's Sifaka, Madagascar

Photograph by Stephen Alvarez

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

A Decken's sifaka peers out from a jagged stone maw. The tsingy region is a lemur hot spot: Several species inhabit the canyon forests, including the brown lemur and endemic nocturnal lemurs—the tiny mouse lemur and John Cleese's woolly lemur.

See more photographs from the November 2009 feature story "Stone Forest."

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