Black and white Ruffed Lemur

//Black and white Ruffed Lemur

BLACK AND WHITE RUFFED LEMUR

Varecia variegata variegata

Contrarily to other primates, lemurs breed their babies in nests.

WEIGHT : 5 to 6 kg

FOOD : Fruits

THREATS : Poaching (meat), deforestation (slash-and-burn agriculture).

RED LIST : Critically endangered.

ECO-GESTURE : Beware during you trips : many protected species are slaugthered and their meat sold in restaurants.

MORE INFO :

Family : Lemuridae
Gestation : 102 days
Habits : gregarious
Litter : 1 to 4 babies
Longevity : 25 years

 

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