The Life of Animals | Sifaka |Sifakas are a genus (Propithecus) from the family of lemurs Indriidae within the order Primates. All species of sifakas are endangered, from vulnerable to endangered. Sifakas are medium indrids with a head and body length of 40 to 55 centimeters (16 to 22) and a weight of 3 to 6 kg (6.6 to 13 lb). The round, hairless face is always black. Like all lemurs, sifaka has special adaptations for the care, including a toilet-claw on its second toe and a heart and kidney Sifakas move by vertical clinging and leaping, that is, they maintain an upright position, jumping from tree to tree trunk and branches along.
On the ground they move sideways like all indrids legged hopping movements with the hind legs, its front legs to keep balance. Sifakas are diurnal and arboreal Sifakas are herbivores feeds on leaves, flowers and fruits Sifakas live in larger groups than the other indrids (up to 13 animals). Edges of different sifaka territories can overlap. Even if they defend their territory from invasion by others of their kind, they can peacefully co-exist with other lemur species such as Red-bellied Lemur and the Common Brown Lemur.