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Lemurs

Lemurs are primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. The word "lemur" derives from the word lemures (ghosts or spirits) from Roman mythology and was first used to describe a slender loris due to its nocturnal habits and slow pace, but was later applied to the primates on Madagascar.
As with other strepsirrhine primates, such as lorises, pottos, and galagos (bush babies), lemurs share resemblance with basal primates. In this regard, lemurs are often confused with ancestral primates, when in actuality, lemurs did not give rise to monkeys and apes, but evolved independently.
Due to Madagascar's highly seasonal climate, lemur evolution has produced a level of species diversity rivaling that of any other primate group. Until shortly after humans arrived on the island around 2,000 years ago, there were lemurs as large as a male gorilla.
Today, there are nearly 100 species of lemurs, and most of those species have been discovered or promoted to full species status since the 1990s; however, lemur taxonomic classification is controversial and depends on which species concept is used.
Ranging in weight from the 30 grams (1.1 oz) mouse lemur to the 9 kilograms (20 lb) indri, lemurs share many common, basal primate traits, such as divergent digits on their hands and feet and nails instead of claws (in most species). However, their brain-to-body size ratio is smaller than that of anthropoid primates, and among many other traits they share with other strepsirrhine primates, they have a "wet nose" (rhinarium). Lemurs are generally the most social of the strepsirrhine primates and communicate more with scents and vocalizations than with visual signals. Many lemur adaptations are in response to Madagascar's highly seasonal environment. Lemurs have relatively low basal metabolic rates and may exhibit seasonal breeding, dormancy (such as hibernation or torpor), or female social dominance. Most eat a wide variety of fruits and leaves, while some are specialists. Although many share similar diets, different species of lemur share the same forests by differentiating niches.
Reference: Wikipedia
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Indri
Indri
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)
Sifaka
Sifaka
Crowned Lemur (Eulemur coronatus)
Crowned Lemur (Eulemur coronatus)
Lemur Ballet
Lemur Ballet
Indri
Indri
Three Heads
Three Heads
Gymnastics
Gymnastics
Ruffed Lemur
Ruffed Lemur
Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)
Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)
Foot in Hand
Foot in Hand
Black lemur (Eulemur macaco) Male
Black lemur (Eulemur macaco) Male
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka + Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka + Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Baby Lemur
Baby Lemur
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka Baby (Propithecus diadema)
Curiosity
Curiosity
Black Lemur (female)
Black Lemur (female)
Testing / Tasting
Testing / Tasting
Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus)
Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus)
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) Females
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) Females
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) Male
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) Male
Black and White Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata)
Black and White Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata)
Mother and Baby - Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta)
Mother and Baby - Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta)
Gun Slinger - Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta)
Gun Slinger - Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta)
Common Brown Lemur
Common Brown Lemur
Treble Trouble!
Treble Trouble!
Brown Lemur
Brown Lemur
Anticipation
Anticipation
Intent on Mischief
Intent on Mischief
Indri
Indri
Ruffed Lemur
Ruffed Lemur
Brown Lemur
Brown Lemur
Diadem Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)
Diadem Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)
Sportive Lemur (Lepilemuridae)
Sportive Lemur (Lepilemuridae)
Tall Tails
Tall Tails