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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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Happy holidays to all, including our stinky crowned lemur buddies!

Happy holidays to all, including our stinky crowned lemur buddies! Commentary on each photo — click to each image to read 🙂 Check out the original source of this article here

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Happy holidays to all, including our stinky crowned lemur buddies!

Happy holidays to all, including our stinky crowned lemur buddies! Commentary on each photo — click to each image to read 🙂 Check out the original source of this article here

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Yesterday, Sprite’s ring-tailed lemur group (NHE 9) was in a state of agitation …

Yesterday, Sprite’s ring-tailed lemur group (NHE 9) was in a state of agitation — all were in the trees sounding the terrestrial predator alarm call unique to ring-tails. At the DLC, if a Lemur catta sees something threatening on the

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Yesterday, Sprite’s ring-tailed lemur group (NHE 9) was in a state of agitation …

Yesterday, Sprite’s ring-tailed lemur group (NHE 9) was in a state of agitation — all were in the trees sounding the terrestrial predator alarm call unique to ring-tails. At the DLC, if a Lemur catta sees something threatening on the

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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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Titan, a red ruff lemur, lolls in the sunshine during a “Walking with Lemurs”

Titan, a red ruff lemur, lolls in the sunshine during a “Walking with Lemurs” tour last Friday. He really knows how to ham it up, much to the amusement of our guests 😛 Book your own tour today! http://lemur.duke.edu/visit/tours/ Check

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Titan, a red ruff lemur, lolls in the sunshine during a “Walking with Lemurs”

Titan, a red ruff lemur, lolls in the sunshine during a “Walking with Lemurs” tour last Friday. He really knows how to ham it up, much to the amusement of our guests 😛 Book your own tour today! http://lemur.duke.edu/visit/tours/ Check

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The Planet Earth II trailer is totally epic. And yes, that *IS* a lemur in the opening shot!

The Planet Earth II trailer is totally epic. And yes, that *IS* a lemur – an indri, the largest living lemur – in the opening shot! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8aFcHFu8QM 10 years ago Planet Earth changed our view of the world. Now we

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The Planet Earth II trailer is totally epic. And yes, that *IS* a lemur in the opening shot!

The Planet Earth II trailer is totally epic. And yes, that *IS* a lemur – an indri, the largest living lemur – in the opening shot! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8aFcHFu8QM 10 years ago Planet Earth changed our view of the world. Now we

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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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Lemurs play with computers

When I started working at the Lemur Center in 1982, there were zero computers here, but by 2002 (a mere 20 years later) even the lemurs had computers! In 2002, select ring-tailed, blue-eyed and mongoose lemurs got to play around

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Lemurs play with computers

When I started working at the Lemur Center in 1982, there were zero computers here, but by 2002 (a mere 20 years later) even the lemurs had computers! In 2002, select ring-tailed, blue-eyed and mongoose lemurs got to play around

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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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At the Lemur Center 32% of all crowned lemur births are twins

At the Lemur Center 32% of all crowned lemur births are twins, but infant mortality in this species is high in captivity. Of the 69 crowned lemur births at the DLC, there have been 11 sets of twins, but both

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At the Lemur Center 32% of all crowned lemur births are twins

At the Lemur Center 32% of all crowned lemur births are twins, but infant mortality in this species is high in captivity. Of the 69 crowned lemur births at the DLC, there have been 11 sets of twins, but both

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Duke Lemur Center’s 50th Anniversary

We all know that FEMALES rule in the world of lemurs! But have you ever wondered why? We are celebrating 50 years of lemurs and bringing the top lemur scientists and conservationists from across the planet to Durham, NC on

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Duke Lemur Center’s 50th Anniversary

We all know that FEMALES rule in the world of lemurs! But have you ever wondered why? We are celebrating 50 years of lemurs and bringing the top lemur scientists and conservationists from across the planet to Durham, NC on

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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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CNN is here painting with the critically endangered lemur family of blue-eyed bl…

CNN is here painting with the critically endangered lemur family of blue-eyed blacks, Wiig, Hiddleston, and Murphy. This little family is named for other famous blue eyed primates, Kristen Wiig, Tom Hiddleston and Cillian Murphy. The lemurs are having a

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CNN is here painting with the critically endangered lemur family of blue-eyed bl…

CNN is here painting with the critically endangered lemur family of blue-eyed blacks, Wiig, Hiddleston, and Murphy. This little family is named for other famous blue eyed primates, Kristen Wiig, Tom Hiddleston and Cillian Murphy. The lemurs are having a

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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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Introducing Cholula, Barley and Hops!

Introducing Cholula, Barley and Hops! Mouse Lemur Triplets The world’s critically endangered lemur population has just increased by three baby mouse lemurs. These three mighty lemurs only increased the world lemur weight by 7 grams each! Each baby weighs about

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Introducing Cholula, Barley and Hops!

Introducing Cholula, Barley and Hops! Mouse Lemur Triplets The world’s critically endangered lemur population has just increased by three baby mouse lemurs. These three mighty lemurs only increased the world lemur weight by 7 grams each! Each baby weighs about

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Black-and-white ruffed lemur infants, Astro and Cosmo

Black-and-white ruffed lemur infants, Astro and Cosmo (darker eyes) are 50 days old, and are now mobile enough to navigate from their outdoor cages to the cooler indoors without their mother Halley’s assistance. This comes in handy on days like

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Black-and-white ruffed lemur infants, Astro and Cosmo

Black-and-white ruffed lemur infants, Astro and Cosmo (darker eyes) are 50 days old, and are now mobile enough to navigate from their outdoor cages to the cooler indoors without their mother Halley’s assistance. This comes in handy on days like

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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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Lemur love at first sight

This past Friday, two year old crowned lemur male, Anhotep, was introduced to three year old female, Aria, to form a new breeding pair, and it was pretty much love at first sight. Within minutes of their introduction, the pair

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Lemur love at first sight

This past Friday, two year old crowned lemur male, Anhotep, was introduced to three year old female, Aria, to form a new breeding pair, and it was pretty much love at first sight. Within minutes of their introduction, the pair

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This absurdly adorable mouse lemur lets scientists travel back in time

While there’s no question that human activities such as logging and slash-and-burn agriculture have dramatically altered Madagascar’s forests since the first settlers arrived about 2000 years ago, just how much of the island was forested before people got there remains

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This absurdly adorable mouse lemur lets scientists travel back in time

While there’s no question that human activities such as logging and slash-and-burn agriculture have dramatically altered Madagascar’s forests since the first settlers arrived about 2000 years ago, just how much of the island was forested before people got there remains

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Ring-tailed lemur infant, Griselda is now 3.5 months old!

Ring-tailed lemur infant, Griselda is now 3.5 months old, and is spending less and less time riding on Mom Liesl, and more and more time either exploring the forest on her own, or playing like a crazy lemur in the

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Ring-tailed lemur infant, Griselda is now 3.5 months old!

Ring-tailed lemur infant, Griselda is now 3.5 months old, and is spending less and less time riding on Mom Liesl, and more and more time either exploring the forest on her own, or playing like a crazy lemur in the

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The DLC’s 2016 ruffed lemur infants (two sets of twins) are one month old today!

The DLC’s 2016 ruffed lemur infants (two sets of twins) are one month old today! Black-and-white ruffed female Halley (only three years old) gave birth to her first infants (boys named Cosmo and Astro) on June 8th. On the same

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The DLC’s 2016 ruffed lemur infants (two sets of twins) are one month old today!

The DLC’s 2016 ruffed lemur infants (two sets of twins) are one month old today! Black-and-white ruffed female Halley (only three years old) gave birth to her first infants (boys named Cosmo and Astro) on June 8th. On the same

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Meet Dozier, a 32 day old male collared lemur at the DLC

Meet Dozier, a 32 day old male collared lemur born on the 4th of June to young parents Quentin and Odette. This is the first surviving collared lemur birth at the DLC since spring of 1994! Between 1970 and 1994

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Meet Dozier, a 32 day old male collared lemur at the DLC

Meet Dozier, a 32 day old male collared lemur born on the 4th of June to young parents Quentin and Odette. This is the first surviving collared lemur birth at the DLC since spring of 1994! Between 1970 and 1994

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Thirteen month old red-ruffed lemur, Bode, is loving the huge amount of space pr…

Thirteen month old red-ruffed lemur, Bode, is loving the huge amount of space provided by his new summer housing. Living with his parents, Pyxis (21) and Borealis (28), is sometimes a bit of a drag for the super playful and

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Thirteen month old red-ruffed lemur, Bode, is loving the huge amount of space pr…

Thirteen month old red-ruffed lemur, Bode, is loving the huge amount of space provided by his new summer housing. Living with his parents, Pyxis (21) and Borealis (28), is sometimes a bit of a drag for the super playful and

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Sophia’s ring-tailed lemur group re-marking their territory

Sophia’s ring-tailed lemur group has not been free ranging since 13th June, due to illness, but all six members are now all well, so they were released back into the forest today! Of course Sophia (with 11 week old infants

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Sophia’s ring-tailed lemur group re-marking their territory

Sophia’s ring-tailed lemur group has not been free ranging since 13th June, due to illness, but all six members are now all well, so they were released back into the forest today! Of course Sophia (with 11 week old infants

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