Resting Zebu   Zebu cattle are a docile, intelligent and extremely hardy breed of cattle found over much of East Africa.
       
     
  Abandoned Outstation   There is something quite magical about wooden huts with corrugated metal roofs and palm trees swinging overhead. It gives one the impression of an abandoned Rubber Planter’s outstation, right out of a Somerset Maugham story.
       
     
  An Unlikely Couple   A dog and chicken survey the world before them.
       
     
  Morning Light   The sun’s rays trickle in on this heavily planted village.
       
     
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  Fry Up   Prawns and fish are frizzled and sizzled by the side of a busy motorway. Piping hot seafood is an enviable way to start any morning.
       
     
  Fish Deep   A tub of small fried fish glistens in the afternoon light.
       
     
  Netted Garden   Nets prevent lemurs and rats from picking on this garden’s fruit. A selection of figs and flowers grow here.
       
     
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  Calm Waters   A sacred pond in the middle of a mountainous landscape is encircled by reeds and supports generations of crocodiles as well as mosquitoes.
       
     
  Water Reeds   Every now and then the reeds would bustle as a water bird emerges from the undergrowth and splashes into the deep pond.
       
     
  Placid Waters   The pond was a sacred place for local tribes.
       
     
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  Serene Colours   As the sun begins to set, the water, reeds and vegetation appear to mix and flow in each other’s hues until the scene becomes somewhat abstract in its appearance.
       
     
  Calm Reflections   Age old trees and cliff faces are reflected in the waters of a tepid river in central Madagascar.
       
     
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  Towering Canopies   Trees cling to cliff edges as their branches hang over the calm waters of a river below. The evening’s peace is periodically broken by the shrill cries of waterfowl, the croaking of frogs and the calls of sifakas and indris.
       
     
  Dappled Light   Spots of sunlight seep through the forest’s foliage as insects and bats begin their evening dance.
       
     
  Crinkled Leaves   Like the tributaries of a river, the veins of a leaf show up in stark contrast to the sunlight behind.
       
     
  Hog Nosed Snake   A large snake species slithers through the wet marshland in search of frogs and small rodents.
       
     
  Evening Light   Leaves and twigs turn a fiery golden hue at that magical hour of a summer’s evening.
       
     
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  Arable   Dried weeds and grass bring the edge of an arable field. Most farmers in the region are subsistence farmers.
       
     
  School Girl of Ambositra   Wrapped in colorful shawls, a girl makes her way to school on a bright morning. Muslims are a minority in Eastern Madagascar.
       
     
  Fire and Dust   Smoke rises from nearby buildings as rays of sun splash out onto the dusty village tracks.
       
     
  Verdant Slopes   Emerald green hills plunge into the sharp valleys below. Madagascar’s spine is formed from a long mountain range.
       
     
  Cow Herd   In the shade of prickly baobab trees, a young boy watches over his herd of Zebu cattle.
       
     
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  Team of Three   Boys take a break from their football game to snap a photograph together.
       
     
  Muddy Reflections   The crimson barks of young trees are reflected in the tepid muddy waters of a lake below. The valley was teeming with insect and reptilian life.
       
     
  Acrobatics   A red fronted brown lemur leaps from one branch to another signaling to all males in his vicinity that he is in charge.
       
     
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  Glancing Upwards   Sunlight through the canopy catches this lemur’s beautiful amber eyes.
       
     
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  Feeling the Heat   A collared lizard lifts the nape of his neck from the sun drenched bark beneath him.
       
     
  Grandfather Chameleon   An old Oustalet’s chameleon makes his way through the dry forest canopy.
       
     
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  Red and White Tsingy   Bleached limestone formations contrast against the red iron-filled soil of the earth above.
       
     
  Emerald Climber   The iridescent scales of this Day Gecko shimmer against the bark of a baobab tree.
       
     
  Watchful Eyes   A lizard scans the forest floor with keen eyesight.
       
     
  A Gentle Soul   Coquerel’s Sifakas have a herbivorous diet that changes according to the season. In the dry season they will eat buds and leaves, and once the wet season arrives they will eat new shoots and young leaves.
       
     
  Sifaka Eyes   The mysterious stare through those amber colored orbs is an unforgettable experience for those at the other end of the lens.
       
     
  Woodland Patrol   A Coquerel’s Sifaka waits for the rest of his troop to catch up. Prehensile tails, long digits and forward facing sharp eyes mean that these animals are true masters of the forest canopy.
       
     
  Montane Forests    Trees carpet the hills and valleys of Central Madagascar. Home to endemic species of insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals, these important biospheres are under a constant threat from logging and petroleum prospecting.
       
     
  Final Catch   A Kingfisher surveys his lake from a handsome look out point before making one final swoop for the day.
       
     
  Resting Zebu   Zebu cattle are a docile, intelligent and extremely hardy breed of cattle found over much of East Africa.
       
     

Resting Zebu

Zebu cattle are a docile, intelligent and extremely hardy breed of cattle found over much of East Africa.

  Abandoned Outstation   There is something quite magical about wooden huts with corrugated metal roofs and palm trees swinging overhead. It gives one the impression of an abandoned Rubber Planter’s outstation, right out of a Somerset Maugham story.
       
     

Abandoned Outstation

There is something quite magical about wooden huts with corrugated metal roofs and palm trees swinging overhead. It gives one the impression of an abandoned Rubber Planter’s outstation, right out of a Somerset Maugham story.

  An Unlikely Couple   A dog and chicken survey the world before them.
       
     

An Unlikely Couple

A dog and chicken survey the world before them.

  Morning Light   The sun’s rays trickle in on this heavily planted village.
       
     

Morning Light

The sun’s rays trickle in on this heavily planted village.

IMGP8626.jpg
       
     
  Fry Up   Prawns and fish are frizzled and sizzled by the side of a busy motorway. Piping hot seafood is an enviable way to start any morning.
       
     

Fry Up

Prawns and fish are frizzled and sizzled by the side of a busy motorway. Piping hot seafood is an enviable way to start any morning.

  Fish Deep   A tub of small fried fish glistens in the afternoon light.
       
     

Fish Deep

A tub of small fried fish glistens in the afternoon light.

  Netted Garden   Nets prevent lemurs and rats from picking on this garden’s fruit. A selection of figs and flowers grow here.
       
     

Netted Garden

Nets prevent lemurs and rats from picking on this garden’s fruit. A selection of figs and flowers grow here.

IMG_20170612_154332.jpg
       
     
  Calm Waters   A sacred pond in the middle of a mountainous landscape is encircled by reeds and supports generations of crocodiles as well as mosquitoes.
       
     

Calm Waters

A sacred pond in the middle of a mountainous landscape is encircled by reeds and supports generations of crocodiles as well as mosquitoes.

  Water Reeds   Every now and then the reeds would bustle as a water bird emerges from the undergrowth and splashes into the deep pond.
       
     

Water Reeds

Every now and then the reeds would bustle as a water bird emerges from the undergrowth and splashes into the deep pond.

  Placid Waters   The pond was a sacred place for local tribes.
       
     

Placid Waters

The pond was a sacred place for local tribes.

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  Serene Colours   As the sun begins to set, the water, reeds and vegetation appear to mix and flow in each other’s hues until the scene becomes somewhat abstract in its appearance.
       
     

Serene Colours

As the sun begins to set, the water, reeds and vegetation appear to mix and flow in each other’s hues until the scene becomes somewhat abstract in its appearance.

  Calm Reflections   Age old trees and cliff faces are reflected in the waters of a tepid river in central Madagascar.
       
     

Calm Reflections

Age old trees and cliff faces are reflected in the waters of a tepid river in central Madagascar.

IMGP0204 (1).jpg
       
     
  Towering Canopies   Trees cling to cliff edges as their branches hang over the calm waters of a river below. The evening’s peace is periodically broken by the shrill cries of waterfowl, the croaking of frogs and the calls of sifakas and indris.
       
     

Towering Canopies

Trees cling to cliff edges as their branches hang over the calm waters of a river below. The evening’s peace is periodically broken by the shrill cries of waterfowl, the croaking of frogs and the calls of sifakas and indris.

  Dappled Light   Spots of sunlight seep through the forest’s foliage as insects and bats begin their evening dance.
       
     

Dappled Light

Spots of sunlight seep through the forest’s foliage as insects and bats begin their evening dance.

  Crinkled Leaves   Like the tributaries of a river, the veins of a leaf show up in stark contrast to the sunlight behind.
       
     

Crinkled Leaves

Like the tributaries of a river, the veins of a leaf show up in stark contrast to the sunlight behind.

  Hog Nosed Snake   A large snake species slithers through the wet marshland in search of frogs and small rodents.
       
     

Hog Nosed Snake

A large snake species slithers through the wet marshland in search of frogs and small rodents.

  Evening Light   Leaves and twigs turn a fiery golden hue at that magical hour of a summer’s evening.
       
     

Evening Light

Leaves and twigs turn a fiery golden hue at that magical hour of a summer’s evening.

IMGP0368.jpg
       
     
  Arable   Dried weeds and grass bring the edge of an arable field. Most farmers in the region are subsistence farmers.
       
     

Arable

Dried weeds and grass bring the edge of an arable field. Most farmers in the region are subsistence farmers.

  School Girl of Ambositra   Wrapped in colorful shawls, a girl makes her way to school on a bright morning. Muslims are a minority in Eastern Madagascar.
       
     

School Girl of Ambositra

Wrapped in colorful shawls, a girl makes her way to school on a bright morning. Muslims are a minority in Eastern Madagascar.

  Fire and Dust   Smoke rises from nearby buildings as rays of sun splash out onto the dusty village tracks.
       
     

Fire and Dust

Smoke rises from nearby buildings as rays of sun splash out onto the dusty village tracks.

  Verdant Slopes   Emerald green hills plunge into the sharp valleys below. Madagascar’s spine is formed from a long mountain range.
       
     

Verdant Slopes

Emerald green hills plunge into the sharp valleys below. Madagascar’s spine is formed from a long mountain range.

  Cow Herd   In the shade of prickly baobab trees, a young boy watches over his herd of Zebu cattle.
       
     

Cow Herd

In the shade of prickly baobab trees, a young boy watches over his herd of Zebu cattle.

IMGP8666.jpg
       
     
  Team of Three   Boys take a break from their football game to snap a photograph together.
       
     

Team of Three

Boys take a break from their football game to snap a photograph together.

  Muddy Reflections   The crimson barks of young trees are reflected in the tepid muddy waters of a lake below. The valley was teeming with insect and reptilian life.
       
     

Muddy Reflections

The crimson barks of young trees are reflected in the tepid muddy waters of a lake below. The valley was teeming with insect and reptilian life.

  Acrobatics   A red fronted brown lemur leaps from one branch to another signaling to all males in his vicinity that he is in charge.
       
     

Acrobatics

A red fronted brown lemur leaps from one branch to another signaling to all males in his vicinity that he is in charge.

IMGP8874.jpg
       
     
IMGP8888.jpg
       
     
  Glancing Upwards   Sunlight through the canopy catches this lemur’s beautiful amber eyes.
       
     

Glancing Upwards

Sunlight through the canopy catches this lemur’s beautiful amber eyes.

IMGP8949.jpg
       
     
IMGP8967.jpg
       
     
IMGP8991.jpg
       
     
  Feeling the Heat   A collared lizard lifts the nape of his neck from the sun drenched bark beneath him.
       
     

Feeling the Heat

A collared lizard lifts the nape of his neck from the sun drenched bark beneath him.

  Grandfather Chameleon   An old Oustalet’s chameleon makes his way through the dry forest canopy.
       
     

Grandfather Chameleon

An old Oustalet’s chameleon makes his way through the dry forest canopy.

IMGP9054.jpg
       
     
  Red and White Tsingy   Bleached limestone formations contrast against the red iron-filled soil of the earth above.
       
     

Red and White Tsingy

Bleached limestone formations contrast against the red iron-filled soil of the earth above.

  Emerald Climber   The iridescent scales of this Day Gecko shimmer against the bark of a baobab tree.
       
     

Emerald Climber

The iridescent scales of this Day Gecko shimmer against the bark of a baobab tree.

  Watchful Eyes   A lizard scans the forest floor with keen eyesight.
       
     

Watchful Eyes

A lizard scans the forest floor with keen eyesight.

  A Gentle Soul   Coquerel’s Sifakas have a herbivorous diet that changes according to the season. In the dry season they will eat buds and leaves, and once the wet season arrives they will eat new shoots and young leaves.
       
     

A Gentle Soul

Coquerel’s Sifakas have a herbivorous diet that changes according to the season. In the dry season they will eat buds and leaves, and once the wet season arrives they will eat new shoots and young leaves.

  Sifaka Eyes   The mysterious stare through those amber colored orbs is an unforgettable experience for those at the other end of the lens.
       
     

Sifaka Eyes

The mysterious stare through those amber colored orbs is an unforgettable experience for those at the other end of the lens.

  Woodland Patrol   A Coquerel’s Sifaka waits for the rest of his troop to catch up. Prehensile tails, long digits and forward facing sharp eyes mean that these animals are true masters of the forest canopy.
       
     

Woodland Patrol

A Coquerel’s Sifaka waits for the rest of his troop to catch up. Prehensile tails, long digits and forward facing sharp eyes mean that these animals are true masters of the forest canopy.

  Montane Forests    Trees carpet the hills and valleys of Central Madagascar. Home to endemic species of insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals, these important biospheres are under a constant threat from logging and petroleum prospecting.
       
     

Montane Forests

Trees carpet the hills and valleys of Central Madagascar. Home to endemic species of insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals, these important biospheres are under a constant threat from logging and petroleum prospecting.

  Final Catch   A Kingfisher surveys his lake from a handsome look out point before making one final swoop for the day.
       
     

Final Catch

A Kingfisher surveys his lake from a handsome look out point before making one final swoop for the day.