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Head of Verreaux's sifaka -- after Grandidier.

Image ID: 822989

Head of Verreaux's sifaka -- after Grandidier. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Head of Verreaux's sifaka -- after Grandidier.

Additional Name(s)

: Grandidier, Alfred, 1836-1921 -- unknown role

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 14 cm. (8 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "The sifakas, as Grandidier observes, live in bands of from six to eight individuals. They are completely diurnal in their habits, and may be observed at morning and evening, when the heat is not too great, leaping in the forests from tree to tree in search of food. At sunrise they may often be seen sitting on the horizontal bough of a tree, close to where it branches off from the main stem, with their long legs bent, so as to touch their chin, and their hands resting on their knees." Written on border: "Propithecus verreauxi" Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- lemur

Source Description

: 1 folder (36 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Lem

Digital ID

: 822989

Record ID

: 709647

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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