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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

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.

Cave Sleeping A Regular Occurrence For Madagascar Lemurs: Study
2013-12-05 09:28:20

A team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered that some ring-tailed lemurs regularly return to the same limestone chambers to sleep. The findings are the first proof of the consistent, daily use of some caves and crevices for sleeping among the world's primates.

Scientists Describe The Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur As A New Primate Species Native Of Madagascar
2013-07-29 10:10:24

The island of Madagascar harbors a unique biodiversity that evolved due to its long-lasting isolation from other land masses.

Birds Help Solitary Lemurs Avoid Danger
2013-07-06 05:16:20

The Madagascan Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is an endangered species that scientists know very little about.

Lemurs Group Size Predicts Social Intelligence
2013-06-27 11:13:04

A new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE demonstrates that lemurs that live in large groups tend to have higher social IQs.

Two New Lemur Species Found In Madagascar, Already Endangered
2013-03-27 11:47:01

On the African island of Madagascar, scientists recently used a DNA analysis to identify two new species of nearly identical mouse lemurs, both of which are already considered endangered.

Researchers Sequence Endangered Aye-Aye Lemur Genome
2013-03-25 18:40:04

A group of scientists has announced the complete genomic sequencing of three populations of aye-ayes, which is being considered a major victory in the battle to save the unique lemurs.

Paternal Voice Recognition Study Provides Hints Of Social Evolution
2012-11-30 13:18:59

New research for the first time shows paternal voice recognition in a not-so-social animal that may provide insight into early primates from which humans evolved.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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