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Red-Fronted Lemur

Zoo Location: Forest
Red-Fronted Lemur
Habitat

Tropical forest.

Wild Diet

Fruit, leaves, flowers and seeds.

Behaviour

Lemurs live in the tree-tops, only occasionally coming down to the ground. Most lemurs are active during the day. When resting, they wrap their tails around themselves and their neighbours.

Breeding

A single youngster is born after a gestation of 120 - 136 days (4 - 4.5 months).

Threats

This animal is currently not considered under threat.

Conservation

Captive populations in UK zoos are managed co-operatively.

Red-Fronted Lemur

INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Eulemur rufus
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Primates
  • Family: Lemuridae
  • Conservation status: Vulnerable
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