Lemurs…"From Madagascar to North Carolina"

January 2006
North Carolina's Adventures, Mysteries, Legends & Ghost Stories;2006, p102
This article presents information on lemurs at the Duke University Lemur Center in North Carolina. All wild lemurs are found on the African island of Madagascar. Lemurs are small primates from the family Lemuridae. They are related to apes and moneys. There are over 60 varieties of lemurs in existence today. Each species has different characteristics. They vary from reddish brown, to black, to shades of gray. They are endangered in Madagascar and so North Carolina is making the specie safe.


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