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Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur

The eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus), also known as the gray bamboo lemur and the gray gentle lemur, is a small lemur endemic to Madagascar. The eastern lesser bamboo lemur feeds mainly on bamboo. The lemurs of the Hapalemur genus have more manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination than most lemurs. They are vertical climbers and jump from stalk to stalk in thick bamboo forests.

The eastern lesser bamboo lemur is gray in color, sometimes with a red patch on its head. It averages 12 in (284 mm) long with a tail of 1.44 in (36.6 mm).

Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur


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