Coquerel's sifaka ©dharing.zenfolio.com
Coquerel’s sifaka ©dharing.zenfolio.com

Order Primates

Family Indriidae

Scientific Name

Propithecus coquereli

Thumbnail Description

It is a vertical clinger and leaper with long, powerful hind legs and an upright posture

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 42–50 cm

WEIGHT: 4 kg

TAIL: 50–60 cm

Newborns:

LENGTH:

WEIGHT: 85 – 115 g

Habitat

Dry deciduous forests; altitude 300 ft

Distribution

Northwestern Madagascar (Betsiboka River, Maevarano River)

Diet

Leaves, flowers, fruit, bark, dead wood, buds,

Reproduction

1

Population

47,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

4 – 9 ha

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Fossa, hawks, snakes

Sounds

Shif-auk, shih-fak, growl

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Endangered