Name: Sifakas, Prophitecus spp.
Description: The sifakas belongs to the mammal family. Sifakas are beautifully colored. They may have different colored limbs and bodies, and often their heads are multicolored with patches of black, white, gray, or golden-colored fur. They are vegetariansThese vegetarian primates eat leaves, flowers, fruit, buds, and tree bark—sifakas have been known to eat about 100 different plants. They forage during daylight hours and go to sleep aloft before sunset. Sifakas live in small family groups of three to ten animals. It is believed that only one female from each group breeds, while males may move from group to group.
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