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Ring-Tailed Lemur


lemur at oakland zoo

Lemur at Oakland Zoo

Photo © Ingrid Taylar

Ring-Tailed Lemur

The Ring-tailed Lemur enclosure is near the children's zoo -- and close to the Fruit Bat exhibit (where you can observe the spectacular bats roosting, protected behind glass). Some lemur facts:

  • Lemurs are found only in Madagascar
  • Ring-tailed lemurs are terrestrial and arboreal, spending time on the ground and in trees both
  • Lemur life span is 27 years
  • Habitat destruction is among the greatest threats to these endangered lemurs

Read more about Ring-tailed Lemurs at the Oakland Zoo Website.

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