Ring-Tailed Lemur

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Scientific Name

Lemur catta

Range

Madagascar

Habitats

Forests

What do they eat?

Omnivores; fruits, leaves, and insects

Status

Endangered

Conservation Threats

Habitat destruction

Fun Facts
  • The rings on the tail of each lemur are never identical, acting as a fingerprint
  • During breeding season, males utilize scent glands on their wrists to rub onto their tails to battle for dominance.
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