Lemur Park

Northern Madagascar

In this small park, the black lemurs are wild, but locals feed them bananas so that the animals will eat off your hand or jump on your shoulder for that perfect photo op. The practice is detrimental to the animals but generates substantial revenue for the village, which has helped protect the forest. So if you’d like to support the village, pay the admission fee to admire the lemurs, but decline the offer to feed them.

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