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The ruffed lemurs of the genus Varecia are strepsirrhine primates and the largest extant lemurs within the family Lemuridae. Like all living lemurs, they are found only on the island of Madagascar. Formerly considered to be a monotypic genus, two species are now recognized: the black-and-white ruffed lemur, with its three subspecies, and the red ruffed lemur.

Ruffed Lemur * - These strepsirrhine primates are the largest extant lemurs in the family Lemuridae -

Sifaka - a lemur from the family Indriidae within the order Primates. The name of their family is an onomatopoeia of their characteristic "shi-fak" alarm call. Like all lemurs, they are found only on the island of Madagascar.

Sifaka - a lemur from the family Indriidae within the order Primates. The name of their family is an onomatopoeia of their characteristic "shi-fak" alarm call. Like all lemurs, they are found only on the island of Madagascar.

The Black And White Ruffed Lemur Is The More Endangered Of The Two Species Of Ruffed Lemurs, Both Of Which Are Endemic…

The black and white ruffed lemur is the more endangered of the two species of ruffed lemurs, both of which are endemic to the island of Madagascar.

The MONGOOSE LEMUR is native to north-west Madagascar, but can also be found on the Comoros Islands of Moheli and Anjouan. On the mainland, its habitat is the dry deciduous forests. On the islands, its habitat is the humid forest. Fruit appears to dominate the diet, it is extremely fond of nectar. There is a population reduction of ≥80% in this species over a three generation period. (2008)

Mongoose Lemur makes think of "Zaboomafoo" :)

The Black And White Ruffed Lemur Is The More Endangered Of The Two Species Of Ruffed Lemurs, Both Of Which Are Endemic…

The black and white ruffed lemur is the more endangered of the two species of ruffed lemurs, both of which are endemic to the island of Madagascar.

Verreaux's sifaka

Verreaux's sifaka

Red Lemur - Lenurs only exist in quantity in Madagascar and a few other places in the world. They are among the world's oldest primates and fascinating to watch. Duke University has a primate center and house many species. It's open to the public for touring several days a week.

Red Lemur, another Critically Endangered species of lemur found in Madagascar

Black-and-white ruffed lemur - Madagascar | da My Planet Experience

Black-and-white ruffed lemur - Madagascar | da My Planet Experience

Ring-tailed Lemur from Madagascar, Africa. Travel to Madagascar with ISLAND CONTINENT TOURS DMC. A member of GONDWANA DMCs, your network of boutique Destination Management Companies for travel across the globe - www.gondwana-dmcs.net

Australia Zoo's cheeky Ring-tailed Lemur, Julian Australia zoo would be awesome to see From Pin Board

Red Ruffed Lemur by Aidan Zealley

Red Ruffed Lemur by Aidan Zealley

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