Features of a ring-tailed lemur include a black and white striped tail and gray fur on the majority of its body except for white ears, face and belly. The ring-tailed lemur has black fur around its eyes and on its nose. ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

A black-and-white ringed tail and a black face mask and muzzle characterize the ring-tailed lemur. The animal's other characteristics include gray fur with a white underbelly and face, distinctive pointed ears and a dent... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

A lemur is an omnivorous animal but its diet generally consists of a wide variety of fruits. They also eat vegetables, soft barks, nuts, saps and flowers. When it's not fruit season and food is scarce in its natural habi... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Monkeys
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