April 16, 2014

Lemurs Match Scent Of A Friend To Sound Of Her Voice

Herodotus, a male ring-tailed lemur living at the Duke Lemur Center moves toward the sound of a familiar female from a hidden speaker and marks a wooden rod rubbed with her scent (right). He also marks an unscented rod (left), but less frequently and for a shorter period of time.

Credit: Ipek Kulahci, Princeton University

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