lemurs are an endangered species and found only in the forests of southern Madagascar.
Lemur Conservation Status in 2012 Number of Status Definition Species Example Critically extremely high 24 silky sifaka Endangered risk of extinction Endangered very high risk of 49 ring-tailed
extinction lemur Vulnerable high risk of 20 pygmy mouse extinction lemur Near may be at risk in 3 common brown Threatened the near future lemur Least species is abundant 3 fat-tailed Concern dwarf lemur SOURCE: IUCN, 2012
lemurs rule the roost whereas the black and white roughed species are the nice relaxed chilled-out bunch, but they are also among the loudest primates.
But the ring-tailed
lemurs were much more likely to choose the unguarded food.
lemur watches you, its eyes communion wafers you
A DAREDEVIL ring-tailed
lemur is running rings around wildlife experts, after escaping from the Ostrava zoo in the Czech Republic.
All rooms have been decorated in the style of an African hunting lodge and feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed views of free-roaming African animals, including giraffes, zebras, rhinoceros, ostriches and ring-tailed
lemurs amongst others.
An instant hit There Once Was a Ring-tailed
Lemur was written by Jones when she was in third grade.
A highlight of the evening was Cosmo the ring-tailed
lemur who starred in the Earth Rangers Power of One show.
Keepers at Birmingham Nature Centre got a springtime surprise when one of their newly delivered ring-tailed
lemurs had a new arrival of its own.
Boarding a rickety plane with ring-tailed
lemur King Julien the 13th (Cohen), his second-incomm and Maurice (Cedric The Entertainer) and the penguins - Private, Rico, Skipper and Kowalski - the animals crash-land shy of their destination, ending up on the plains of Africa.
Lemur Wood is home to more than 30 of the enigmatic creatures and there's an opportunity to meet ring-tailed
, collared, black and white and red ruffed species as they greet visitors to their one acre woodland home.