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2015-02-18 10:16:21

An undersea graveyard containing hundreds of bones of extinct giant lemurs, some as large as gorillas, has been discovered by a team of divers and paleontologists in Madagascar.

2015-02-04 23:00:32

Alice Farley Dance Theater will perform at 'An Evening of Lemur Love' on 12 February 2015.

2014-10-29 23:14:40

Lemur Conservation Foundation welcomes the public to visit the unique facility each year.

2014-08-26 23:04:24

Lemur Conservation Foundation (LCF) is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental

Nearly 50 Years Of Endangered Primate Data Now Available Online
2014-07-28 03:10:01

A 48-year archive of life history data for the world’s largest and most diverse collection of endangered primates is now digital and available online.

2014-07-16 23:11:33

Four ring-tailed lemur (lemur catta) infants were born at LCF this summer, including a set of twins. Myakka City, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

2014-05-21 23:12:15

Vanishing, an exhibit at Art Center Sarasota curated from Lemur Conservation Foundation's (LCF) collection, shows the power of art to raise awareness about lemurs and their threat of extinction.

Lemurs Match Scent To Sound Of Voice
2014-04-16 13:42:11

Humans aren't alone in their ability to match a voice to a face -- animals such as dogs, horses, crows and monkeys are able to recognize familiar individuals this way too, a growing body of research shows.

Lemur Babies Born To Older Mothers Less Likely To Get Hurt
2013-12-19 07:21:33

A long-term study of aggression in lemurs finds that infants born to older mothers are less likely to get hurt than those born to younger mothers.


Latest Ruffed lemur Reference Libraries

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2006-12-27 14:45:05

The Red Ruffed Lemur (Varecia rubra) is one of two species of ruffed lemur, the other being the black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata). Like all lemurs, it is native to Madagascar. It is endemic to the Masoala peninsula in the northeast of the island. The Red Ruffed Lemur grows to be about 7 to 8 lbs and can live up to 20 years in the wild. They eat fruit, leaves, and seeds. This prosimian has litters of up to six and its gestation period is 102 days.

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2006-12-27 14:43:35

The black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) is one of the two species of ruffed lemurs. Like all lemurs, it is native only to Madagascar. Black-and-white ruffed lemurs can grow up to 2 ft long. They are typically a little smaller, and about 7 to 10 lb. Their lifespan in captivity is about 18 years but many live to 20. Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are black with white areas on their limbs head and back. Their neck has a mane and the face has a muzzle like a dog's. Males and...

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