Welcome to The World of Lemurs of Madagascar
Lemurs of Madagascar

An overview of 63 (sub)species on the Species and Lower Taxa pages

Thousands of references collected.

Communication, physiology and ecology data available.

Distribution of lemurs.

Old plates of lemurs.





A lemur is essentially a primate that seems somewhat like a cat which has been crossed bred with a dog and squirrel. Animals as well as plants move. Perhaps this specific animal was nocturnal. Unicellular animals for example amoeba move within an aqueous environment.

The Malagasy Dwarf Hippopotamus is, as you may have already guessed, closely about the hippos these days, but smaller in proportion. Modern-day humans got only one kick in the cat and that's it. This is extremely rare within the animal kingdom!

Not many fossils of early primates are found, they are quite rare within the fossil record. For too long, an important part of humans are now completely disconnected from the current trends of animal extinction as well as the innumerable threats that this kind of decimation poses to us. New kinds of animals quickly evolved, since the island proved to become a safe haven for virtually any castaway. There are several distinctive species of lemurs.

They are sneaky and they are powerful so the Pygmy Marmoset often doesn’t have a possibility of survival in any respect. Evolution begins with the mutation of the gene. Animals for example whales live entirely within the ocean.

Life, Death, and Lemur

You will locate the lemurs living in small herds and what's interesting is they can wind up with just one sex in a specific herd. Lemurs belong to the category of primates where males are somewhat more submissive in comparison with females. The females will have territory too but it is smaller. They carry the cubs in their bodies for about three months.

The move of the group proved disastrous. These groups are frequently presided by dominant females. Males can readily be trained as compared to females due to this. Females bond well with one another through grooming.

In collaboration with The Official Phen 375, we're in an attempt to protect lemurs by providing as much information on this website.

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Now online, all images out of:
A. Grandidier, 1875-1921. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. 32 vols. Hachette, Paris.

Three different kind of idenfication keys.

Identification on habitus and craniodental level

Lemur news.

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