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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Sifaka



Beauty Of Animal | Sifaka | Sifakas is the genus (Propithecus) of the lemur family Indriidae monkeys within the system. Name from the family is the onomatopoeia of these characteristics, "Xi FAK" alarm call.  Like all lemurs, found only on the island of Madagascar. Threatened by all kinds sifakas, ranging from vulnerable to endangered.Sifakas indrids is medium in size with the head and body length from 40 to 55 centimeters (16 to 22 in) and weighs from 3 to 6 kilograms . Tail just as long as their bodies, which differentiates between them and the Indri. Their fur is long and silky,

with color varying by species from white to yellowish-brown black. Round, hairless face is always black. As with all lemurs and sifaka and amendments to the grooming, including the toilet claw on the second toe and toothcomb file. Sifakas movement and attachment to the vertical jump, and this means that they maintain the status quo jump from a tree trunk on the trunk of a tree, and move along the branches. Players are skillful climbers and strong, able to make leaps of up to 10 meters from one tree to another.

On the ground moving like all movements with indrids bipedal movement side of the hind legs, holding the front ordered them to achieve balance. Sifakas are diurnal and arboreal Sifakas are herbivores, eating leaves, flowers and fruits. Extended when not searching for food they spend a large part of the day sunbathing, and on the branches. Sifakas living in larger groups of indrids other (up to 13 animals). Have the company's land, which was the mark with scent glands. Edges of different regions can overlap sifaka. Although they are defending their land from invasion by other types, they may peacefully with other species such as red-bellied lemur lemur lemur Brown and co-existence. It is well known successful invasions have resulted in the deaths of members of the male infanticide takeover group.

 
 

 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Mammalia
Order:     Primates
Family:     Indriidae
Genus:     Propithecus

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