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Madagascar Trip--Summer 09--in need of advice

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Hello everyone,

We are planning a trip to Madagascar for next summer and need some help from the experts on Fodors.

We will be going for two weeks as part of a southern africa trip during the month of August. What will the weather be like then?

We are mostly interested in seeing wildlife. Everyone seems to include berenty and perinet so we will likely do those. How many days do we need at each?

We are also interested in going to Nosy Mangabe for the Aye Ayes and Panther Chameleons. Where else would all of you recommend for a variety of chameleon and lemur viewing? Which resorts/hotels do you recommend in each place for the best wildlife viewing? We do not need luxury accommodation, but want to to be comfortable. We would also prefer areas where the wildlife is habituated to people for better photos and viewings.

Any help would be much appreciated!

Thanks!

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