Masoala, the northeastern part of Madagascar
What do they eat?
Shoots, leaves, figs
Habitat loss, hunting
- They are the largest members of the family Lemuridae.
- They live in groups of 2 to 16 individuals, although a group of 32 has been recorded.
- Many hours are spent grooming each other. The teeth of the lower jaw form a toothcomb, which allows for thorough grooming.
- Red-ruffed lemurs exhibit at least 12 different types of vocalizations.
Get Closer with Wild Encounters!
Did you know you can feed the lemurs?
At the Red-Ruffed Lemur Wild Encounter, you’ll learn all about this unique primate while you feed them a snack! The encounter is offered every Monday at 11 am!