Latest Mongoose Lemur Stories

2014-05-14 23:15:23

Kikeli, a second time mother, gave birth to an infant at LCF. Only 65 Mongoose lemurs live in Association of Zoos and Aquariums institutions' managed breeding programs with just 9 breeding pairs, including 2 at Lemur Conservation Foundation. Myakka City, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Kikeli, a critically endangered Mongoose lemur gave birth to the first infant of 2014 at Lemur Conservation Foundation. Kikeli's new infant is starting to climb around on mom a lot, and is reaching...

Latest Mongoose Lemur Reference Libraries

2007-01-02 10:35:21

The Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz) is a lemur ranging from 12 to 18 inches long plus a tail of 16 to 25 inches. The mongoose lemur lives in Madagascar dry deciduous forests within Madagascar. It also lives in the Comoros forests on the islands of Comoros. The Mongoose Lemur mostly eats fruit, though flowers, leaves and nectar also make up part of its diet. It is unusual in that depending on the season it is either diurnal or nocturnal. The Mongoose Lemur lives in trees in small family...

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