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Mongoose lemur infant (born 4/6/17)

Mongoose lemur infant (born 4/6/17) Check out the original source of this article here

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Mongoose lemur infant (born 4/6/17)

Mongoose lemur infant (born 4/6/17) Check out the original source of this article here

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#MadagascarMonday World Lemur Festival 2016 was a big hit in Andapa. More than…

#MadagascarMonday World Lemur Festival 2016 was a big hit in Andapa. More than 1,500 people participated in the event, which included a parade, speeches, dance contest, presentations, a radio quiz show, a drawing contest, and prize giveaways—all about lemurs! LCF

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#MadagascarMonday World Lemur Festival 2016 was a big hit in Andapa. More than…

#MadagascarMonday World Lemur Festival 2016 was a big hit in Andapa. More than 1,500 people participated in the event, which included a parade, speeches, dance contest, presentations, a radio quiz show, a drawing contest, and prize giveaways—all about lemurs! LCF

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Well hello there!! My name is Kikeli and I am a mongoose lemur

Well hello there!! My name is Kikeli and I am a mongoose lemur. I have been curious for a while now what this small rectangular thing does that my keepers always carry around, so this morning when they were giving

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Well hello there!! My name is Kikeli and I am a mongoose lemur

Well hello there!! My name is Kikeli and I am a mongoose lemur. I have been curious for a while now what this small rectangular thing does that my keepers always carry around, so this morning when they were giving

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Species Spotlight: The common brown lemur

Species Spotlight: Don’t let its name fool you, because the common brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) is anything but common. The brown lemurs here at LCF are intelligent, quirky, and are quick to win our hearts. Both the males and females

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Species Spotlight: The common brown lemur

Species Spotlight: Don’t let its name fool you, because the common brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) is anything but common. The brown lemurs here at LCF are intelligent, quirky, and are quick to win our hearts. Both the males and females

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#SpeciesSpotlight— An average Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) is about 80 cm long

#SpeciesSpotlight— An average Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) is about 80 cm long with adults weighing about 2 lbs. This species gets its name from the orange-brown, forward pointing, V-shaped crown that runs from the eyebrows alongside the ears and onto

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#SpeciesSpotlight— An average Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) is about 80 cm long

#SpeciesSpotlight— An average Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) is about 80 cm long with adults weighing about 2 lbs. This species gets its name from the orange-brown, forward pointing, V-shaped crown that runs from the eyebrows alongside the ears and onto

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As Ring-tailed lemur twins begin to get older they can sometimes become too much…

As Ring-tailed lemur twins begin to get older they can sometimes become too much for mom to handle by herself. Zonker (yellow collar), who was a baby himself last year, can now often be found helping his mom carry one

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As Ring-tailed lemur twins begin to get older they can sometimes become too much…

As Ring-tailed lemur twins begin to get older they can sometimes become too much for mom to handle by herself. Zonker (yellow collar), who was a baby himself last year, can now often be found helping his mom carry one

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An average Jolly’s mouse lemur is only about 25cm long

#SpeciesSpotlight—An average Jolly’s mouse lemur (Microcebus jollyae) is only about 25 cm long with adults weighing about 60 g. These little lemurs sport a beautiful reddish-brown coat with small patches of white on their nose and around their jaw. Jolly’s

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An average Jolly’s mouse lemur is only about 25cm long

#SpeciesSpotlight—An average Jolly’s mouse lemur (Microcebus jollyae) is only about 25 cm long with adults weighing about 60 g. These little lemurs sport a beautiful reddish-brown coat with small patches of white on their nose and around their jaw. Jolly’s

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A Look at Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Work in Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve

Excellent summary of our work in Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve in northeastern Madagascar: Thanks so much to Lemur Conservation Network for highlighting us! Lemur Conservation Network Silky Sifakas are among the rarest animals in the world with less than 2,000 left!

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A Look at Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Work in Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve

Excellent summary of our work in Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve in northeastern Madagascar: Thanks so much to Lemur Conservation Network for highlighting us! Lemur Conservation Network Silky Sifakas are among the rarest animals in the world with less than 2,000 left!

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Our Lemur tree is blooming quite nicely this year!

Our Lemur tree is blooming quite nicely this year! Check out the original source of this article here

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Our Lemur tree is blooming quite nicely this year!

Our Lemur tree is blooming quite nicely this year! Check out the original source of this article here

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Support Lemur Conservation Foundation Inc by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Here is an easy to use link to shop on AmazonSmile and support LCF at the same time! When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Lemur Conservation Foundation and the #lemurs. Happy shopping! http://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3359549

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Support Lemur Conservation Foundation Inc by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Here is an easy to use link to shop on AmazonSmile and support LCF at the same time! When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Lemur Conservation Foundation and the #lemurs. Happy shopping! http://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3359549

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Eat cereal and help the Lemur Conservation Foundation

Lemur Conservation Network Like peanut butter? Chocolate? Lemurs? #DidYouKnow for every purchase of Envirokidz chocolate and peanut butter crispy rice bars and Leapin’ Lemurs cereal, 1% of your sale is donated to Lemur Conservation Foundation? So, eat up and smile,

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Eat cereal and help the Lemur Conservation Foundation

Lemur Conservation Network Like peanut butter? Chocolate? Lemurs? #DidYouKnow for every purchase of Envirokidz chocolate and peanut butter crispy rice bars and Leapin’ Lemurs cereal, 1% of your sale is donated to Lemur Conservation Foundation? So, eat up and smile,

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A new mongoose lemur just joined the LCF forest

It was another exciting week here at LCF as we introduced a new mongoose lemur to the forest. Luisa, born and raised here at LCF, is our latest forest inhabitant, joining new partner Lucas in the Toomey forest. Two year

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A new mongoose lemur just joined the LCF forest

It was another exciting week here at LCF as we introduced a new mongoose lemur to the forest. Luisa, born and raised here at LCF, is our latest forest inhabitant, joining new partner Lucas in the Toomey forest. Two year

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Baby Diary: Our young red-ruffed lemur is growing at an accelerated rate!

aby Diary: Our young red-ruffed lemur is growing at an accelerated rate! Ruffed lemurs grow quickly, consuming 50-60% of their body weight in milk per day! This equates to gaining approximately 4-8g of weight per day for the first month,

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Baby Diary: Our young red-ruffed lemur is growing at an accelerated rate!

aby Diary: Our young red-ruffed lemur is growing at an accelerated rate! Ruffed lemurs grow quickly, consuming 50-60% of their body weight in milk per day! This equates to gaining approximately 4-8g of weight per day for the first month,

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Lemur Conservation Foundation

New silky sifaka research publication reviews their remaining population range, size, and provides the latest distribution map. Thanks Silky Sifaka Conservation for the great information! http://journalmcd.com/index.php/mcd/article/view/549/472New silky sifaka research publication reviews their remaining population range, size, and provides the latest

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Lemur Conservation Foundation

New silky sifaka research publication reviews their remaining population range, size, and provides the latest distribution map. Thanks Silky Sifaka Conservation for the great information! http://journalmcd.com/index.php/mcd/article/view/549/472New silky sifaka research publication reviews their remaining population range, size, and provides the latest

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Baby Diary! Our little red-ruffed lemur isn’t so little anymore!

Baby Diary! Our little red-ruffed lemur isn’t so little anymore! This baby is growing by leaps and bounds and recently began exploring outside the nest box, keeping mom Ravina on her toes. Music By: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Check out the

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Baby Diary! Our little red-ruffed lemur isn’t so little anymore!

Baby Diary! Our little red-ruffed lemur isn’t so little anymore! This baby is growing by leaps and bounds and recently began exploring outside the nest box, keeping mom Ravina on her toes. Music By: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Check out the

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A Visit to the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Lemur Reserve – Lemur Conservation Network

Check out this article from Lemur Conservation Network and learn more about LCF! A Visit to the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Lemur Reserve – Lemur Conservation Network We visit the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s lemur reserve in Florida to say hello to

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A Visit to the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Lemur Reserve – Lemur Conservation Network

Check out this article from Lemur Conservation Network and learn more about LCF! A Visit to the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s Lemur Reserve – Lemur Conservation Network We visit the Lemur Conservation Foundation’s lemur reserve in Florida to say hello to

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Mittermeier’s mouse lemur (Microcebus mittermeieri)

It’s a #SpeciesSpotlight! Mittermeier’s mouse lemur (Microcebus mittermeieri) is the smallest mouse lemur in Madagascar’s eastern rain forests. The head-body length is just 8 cm (~3in) with a 12cm (~4.5in) tail. An average adult weighs just over 40g (1.4 oz).

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Mittermeier’s mouse lemur (Microcebus mittermeieri)

It’s a #SpeciesSpotlight! Mittermeier’s mouse lemur (Microcebus mittermeieri) is the smallest mouse lemur in Madagascar’s eastern rain forests. The head-body length is just 8 cm (~3in) with a 12cm (~4.5in) tail. An average adult weighs just over 40g (1.4 oz).

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Lemur Conservation Network

An important message from our friends at the Lemur Conservation Network which we wholeheartedly agree with. We understand and certainly appreciate the strong connection people feel with lemurs. However, we firmly believe that the best way to ensure the safety

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Lemur Conservation Network

An important message from our friends at the Lemur Conservation Network which we wholeheartedly agree with. We understand and certainly appreciate the strong connection people feel with lemurs. However, we firmly believe that the best way to ensure the safety

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Have you ever wondered what a lemur hankers for when its stomach grumbles? Ring…

Have you ever wondered what a lemur hankers for when its stomach grumbles? Ring-tailed lemurs enjoy a tasty tamarind pod to satisfy those cravings. Tamarind pods can be found on the Tamarind tree, indigenous to tropical Africa. The edible pods

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Have you ever wondered what a lemur hankers for when its stomach grumbles? Ring…

Have you ever wondered what a lemur hankers for when its stomach grumbles? Ring-tailed lemurs enjoy a tasty tamarind pod to satisfy those cravings. Tamarind pods can be found on the Tamarind tree, indigenous to tropical Africa. The edible pods

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The Lemur Conservation Foundation is extremely proud to announce the birth of a critically endangered red-ruffed lemur

The Lemur Conservation Foundation is extremely proud to announce the birth of a critically endangered red-ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra). This little girl was born on May 9 to mom Ravina and dad Tsikey. This is the second offspring born to

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The Lemur Conservation Foundation is extremely proud to announce the birth of a critically endangered red-ruffed lemur

The Lemur Conservation Foundation is extremely proud to announce the birth of a critically endangered red-ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra). This little girl was born on May 9 to mom Ravina and dad Tsikey. This is the second offspring born to

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Let’s all welcome the newborn mongoose lemur at LCF!

I spy another mongoose lemur! LCF’s latest infant was born on April 13, 2016 to proud parents Leena and Merced! This is the pair’s second infant, joining last year’s daughter Juileta. In contrast to other month-old infants who start to

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Let’s all welcome the newborn mongoose lemur at LCF!

I spy another mongoose lemur! LCF’s latest infant was born on April 13, 2016 to proud parents Leena and Merced! This is the pair’s second infant, joining last year’s daughter Juileta. In contrast to other month-old infants who start to

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Join LCF in wishing a very happy 9th birthday to our female Red-ruffed lemur, Ra…

Join LCF in wishing a very happy 9th birthday to our female Red-ruffed lemur, Ravina! This beautiful lady is a great mother to her son Afo, who also happens to be her first offspring. We are keeping our fingers crossed

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Join LCF in wishing a very happy 9th birthday to our female Red-ruffed lemur, Ra…

Join LCF in wishing a very happy 9th birthday to our female Red-ruffed lemur, Ravina! This beautiful lady is a great mother to her son Afo, who also happens to be her first offspring. We are keeping our fingers crossed

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Say hello to Common Brown Lemur Pinot, this week’s #FeatureFriday! Pinot was bo…

Say hello to Common Brown Lemur Pinot, this week’s #FeatureFriday! Pinot was born in 1997 making him 18 years old. Pinot lives a quiet life on the reserve with his mate Shiraz after being rescued from the pet trade. Shiraz

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Say hello to Common Brown Lemur Pinot, this week’s #FeatureFriday! Pinot was bo…

Say hello to Common Brown Lemur Pinot, this week’s #FeatureFriday! Pinot was born in 1997 making him 18 years old. Pinot lives a quiet life on the reserve with his mate Shiraz after being rescued from the pet trade. Shiraz

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#SpeciesSpotlight on the Eastern Woolly lemur (Avahi laniger)! While the common…

#SpeciesSpotlight on the Eastern Woolly lemur (Avahi laniger)! While the common name of the woolly lemurs refers to their thick, tightly-curled fur, the generic name is an interpretation of their high-pitched defensive call, ava hee. Like all species in the

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#SpeciesSpotlight on the Eastern Woolly lemur (Avahi laniger)! While the common…

#SpeciesSpotlight on the Eastern Woolly lemur (Avahi laniger)! While the common name of the woolly lemurs refers to their thick, tightly-curled fur, the generic name is an interpretation of their high-pitched defensive call, ava hee. Like all species in the

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Lemur reserve climbs to new heights. Lemur Conservation Foundation 20th anniversary

“This 20th anniversary is very exciting for all of us, it’s like rebooting,” [founder Penelope Bodry-Sanders] said. “We’re going to move into the next 20 years and accomplish incredible things, globally. We’re championing this creature.” Lemur reserve climbs to new

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Lemur reserve climbs to new heights. Lemur Conservation Foundation 20th anniversary

“This 20th anniversary is very exciting for all of us, it’s like rebooting,” [founder Penelope Bodry-Sanders] said. “We’re going to move into the next 20 years and accomplish incredible things, globally. We’re championing this creature.” Lemur reserve climbs to new

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