The Diademed Sifaka is the most widespread of Madagascar’s eastern
sifaka species and inhabits lowland and subhumid forests. He lives in
small troops - up to ten individuals - and fiercely defends his
territory against rival diademed groups. Both male and female scent mark
the outer perimeters of their home range. Purely vegetarian, he will
consume parts of 25 different plants: flowers, seeds and verdant leaves.
Breeding is seasonal, with females only being receptive a few days a