A Bandit with a Happy Ending

In January 2017, the Marat Karpeka Lemur Foundation was made aware that a female raccoon had no suitable living conditions in Cyprus. Her temporary home for over 10 month was kindly offered by Sharon from PET STOP Boarding Kennels and Cattery, Aradippou village, Larnaka. In October 2017, together with some animal groups and volunteers in

The story of one of our donor

The Marat Karpeka Lemur Foundation is fortunate to have a supporter who wanted to share her journey with our readers. We hope that this can brighten your day and inspire you. I’m Katerina. I’m originally from Poland. I was a staff member of the Polish Embassy for 10 years and now have transitioned to work


Originally, the blue-eyed black lemur was the subspecies of the black lemur (Eulemur macaco) but has now been separated to its own species (Eulemur flavirons) due to genetic difference between the species. They are also known as the Sclater’s Black Lemur or Sclater’s Lemur. The blue-eyed black lemur is classisfied as critically endangered (IUCN redlist

Rapid Conservation Action to Protect the Blue eyed Black Lemur and its habitat inside the Sahamalaza Iles Radama National Park

On August 4 – 6, 2017 the Association Européenne pour l'Étude et la Conservation des Lémuriens (AEECL) worked with the villagers to clear a firebreak covering 7 kilometers with the use of spades and machetes in the Ankarafa Forest. This firebreak will help prevent spread of any fires, should they happen in the area. There