Fruit, leaves, flowers and seeds.
Lemurs live in the treetops, 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.
A single youngster is born after a gestation of 120 - 136 days (4 - 4.5 months).
This animal is currently not considered under threat.
Captive populations in UK zoos are managed co-operatively.
- Latin Name: Eulemur rufus
- Class: Mammals
- Order: Primates
- Family: Lemuridae
- Conservation status: Vulnerable
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