Ring-Tailed Lemur


STATS
Order Primates
Family Lemuridae
Genus Lemur
Species Catta
 
Length 12-15 cms
Weight 8-10 kgs
Lifespan
Habitat Forests

 




Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar which is off the coast of Africa.

Ring-Tailed Lemurs have grey coats which are lighter (often white) on their bellies. They have a black muzzle and black rings around their striking brown eyes. They are unmistakable by their black and white striped tails which are used as a visual signal.

They move with ease across the trees and branches and are capable of leaping several metres. Unlike the other lemurs, the ring-tailed lemur will also travel across the ground.


 

 


 



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