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lemur

a primitive primate that is arboreal and nocturnal. Lemurs are Old-World forms with opposable thumbs, a prehensile tail and stereoscopic vision.
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The group will share their new habitat with red-ruffed and ring-tailed lemurs which already reside at the zoo.
Just answer this question: Which species of lemur at Blair Drummond Safari Park gave birth this year?
"In future missions to Mars or icy moons, robots with AI and climbing technology derived from LEMUR could aid in the search for similar signs of life.
The Lemur Spa Experience is launching in May (for details, visit armathwaite-hall.com)
Before this discovery, researchers had long believed that lemurs, which are also distant primate cousins of humans, made their way to Madagascar, the only place where they are found, 60 million years ago in a single wave, and became the first mammals to colonise the island.
As for gadgets, aside from good cameras, a good pair of binoculars would help you appreciate the lemurs more as they are often times on top of the trees.
Unlike the tree-hibernators, the upland lemurs take periodic breaks from hibernating to sleep, Klopfer, the Lemur Center's Marina Blanco and colleagues report in the August Royal Society Open Science.
Although the kagwang does not fly and is not classified as a lemur, it is an 'expert' at gliding on trees because of its membrane.
Under the terms of the settlement agreement signed between Lemur Resources Limited's Madagascar operating entity, Coal Mining Madagascar S.A and the Claimant, the Claimant has irrevocably undertaken to give up all claims pertaining to the mining licence 4578.
Accordingly, the company provides a strategy update in respect of its plans and rationale for the integration of Lemur into the Bushveld Group.
The zoo this week celebrated the opening of their latest attraction, a lemur walkthrough exhibit that lets visitors get closer to the animals than ever before.
In 1966, the nascent Duke Lemur Center (DLC) was founded on 80 wooded acres, two miles from the main Duke campus.