Tourism

The island is one of the world’s most biologically diverse areas, with many endemic species. More than half of the island’s breeding birds are endemic. Other endemic species include the Red- bellied Lemur, the Indri, and the Aye-aye It is internationally renowned as a wildlife tourism and ecotourism destination, focusing on lemurs, birds, and orchids.The Indri is the largest lemur species.]One of the best places to observe the Indri is the Analamazoatra Reserve (also known as Périnet), four hours away from the capital. The presence of the Indri has helped to make the Analamazoatra Reserve one of Madagascar’s most popular tourist attractions. One family group of Indri in the park is habituated to humans and are thus easy for tourists to observe