Lemur

Lemur
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Clade
  Lemur

 
Status
  Varies by species
Added by
  JustinJeffrey - squirrel
Date Updated
  Sat Jun 29 18:49:45 2013
Image Credit
  wiki/File:Diademed_Sifaka_(Propithecus_diadema).jpg
Image Comment
  This is a Sifaka Lemur.
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Lemur Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Lemurs are primates and related to monkeys.
  • Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar.
  • A group of Lemurs is called a troop.
  • Lemurs are not as smart of other primates.
  • Lemurs have a far more powerful sense of smell than monkeys and apes.
  • Lemurs often use scent to communicate with one another.
  • At one time there were Lemurs living all over the world.
  • There are 80+ species of Lemurs that can be found all over Madagascar.
  • The smallest Lemur is the mouse lemur and it could sit in your hand comfortably.
  • The largest species of lemur is the Indri, which is about 2 and a half feet tall.
  • The lemurs forward pointing eyes allow it to judge distances well, which helps it leap between trees.
  • Lemurs have long tails.

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