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Leaping Lemurs
Airdate Wednesday, March 17, 2010 (Nickelodeon)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (Nick Jr.)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (DVD in France)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) {{{premiere}}}
Season 4
Episode 8
Written by Jorge Aguirre
Storyboard by:
Bismarck "Butch" Datuin
Enrico Vilbar Santana
Jose Silverio
Directed by George Chialtas
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Leaping Lemurs (alternatively known as Madagascar or Sifaka Sara Comes Home) is the 8th episode of Go, Diego, Go! from Season 4.

In production order, it's the 9th episode of Season 4.



Diego and Baby Jaguar are returning a group of animals to their home in Madagascar. But one animal, Sara the Sifaka Lemur, hasn't been home in such a long time, that she can't remember how to get there!


On the island of Madagascar, Diego and Baby Jaguar are returning some native animals, that had been inappropriately taken away to be used as pets. When the arrive, the animals leave the Rescue Boat and reunite with their families. However, the boys notice that Sara, an unhappy sifaka lemur, cannot find her way back to her family, due to being away too long. Using Click to locate and give directions in order to get to the other sifaka lemurs, Diego and Baby Jaguar endeavor to reunite Sara with her family.

They go past the Spiky Trees, where Sara (using her tough hands) and Diego climb a spiky tree to rescue a brown lemur whose tail is stuck on a breaking branches spiky thorns, thus allowing the brown lemur to return to his family. After helping Sara defend herself from a fossa, they go past the Rocky Caves, where Diego helps a mouse lemur find his family within those dark caves. As they reunite each different species of lemur with their families, they gradually cheer Sara up. Finally, following directions from a group of ring-tailed lemurs, they go to the rainforest and deliver Sara back to her sifaka lemur family. They catch up to them by bouncing from tree-to-tree, making Sara super happy and completing Diego's mission.

Sifaka Lemur Sound[]

Weesk, weesk!


Sifaka Lemur Facts[]

  • Sifaka lemurs need to live where there are trees, not snow because it's too cold.
  • Sifaka lemurs have long tails, not short tails.
  • Sifaka lemurs hop when they're on the ground.

Episode Events[]

  • Sara got away from the fossa by hopping, not swimming. This makes Sara's species (sifaka lemurs) one of the animals to drown easily.
  • Diego brought all the animals back to the island of Madagascar, not the bottom of the Indian Ocean (or any ocean in the world).

Animals found by Click[]

  • Tomato frogs
  • Tenrecs
  • Sara's lemur family


This episode cannot be found on any DVD (in the United States). However, it only appears in a France exclusive DVD titled "Mission Madagascar".


  • Sara is voiced by Ashley Mendola, who would later voice Naiya in Our First Concert.
  • The ring-tailed lemur is voiced by Lenique Vincent, Isa's voice actress at the time this episode aired.
  • This episode aired on St. Patrick's Day 2010.
  • Diego does not use Rescue Pack in this episode.
  • Alicia and the Bobo Brothers did not appear in this episode.
    • Because Alicia did not appear in this episode, Baby Jaguar was present in the Let's Review segment.
    • However, Alicia appeared in the idea portion of that segment.
  • The way Diego is comparing Sara with other lemurs is a similar concept to comparing Pepito with other penguins in the Season 1 episode Pepito's Penguin School.
  • This episode is focusing on the country of Madagascar like the franchise film of the same name in DreamWorks Animation.
  • This was another episode where the fourth wall was broken. Diego handed the viewer some tough lemur gloves so they could climb up the spiky tree.
  • When Click says, "No!" the audio is taken from Rescue of the Red-Eyed Tree Frogs! one time and An Underwater Mystery the other.

Go, Diego, Go! Season 4
Diego Reunites Hippo and Oxpecker | Diego's Orangutan Rescue | Where is Okapi's Brother? | Puffin Fish Adventure | Diego and Dora Help Baby Monarch Get to the Festival * | All Aboard the Giant Panda Express! | Diego's Ringed Seal Rescue | Bengal Tiger Makes a Wish! | Leaping Lemurs | Diego Saves the Beavers | Ocean Animal Rescuer | Welcome Home, Lion Cub! | Diego's International Rescue League
* - Denotes held-back episode