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Lemurs find all kinds of way to move around Madagascar, their island nation home. As some of the oldest living species of primates, lemurs evolved in isolation from other primate species during the African island’s 160 million years of isolation. Lemurs adapted to make the most of their habitat, navigating the unique ...

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How do lemurs move around? Some lemurs are arboreal quadrupeds (running and leaping on 4 legs through the trees), while others are vertical clingers and leapers. The Ring-tailed Lemur is a semi ...

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Lemurs use their hands and feet to move nimbly through the trees, but cannot grip with their tails as some of their primate cousins do. Ring-tailed lemurs also spend a lot of time on the ground ...

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The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail. It belongs to Lemuridae, one of five lemur families, and is the only member of the Lemur genus. Like all lemurs it is endemic to the island of Madagascar.

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Lemurs range in weight from the 30-gram (1.1 oz) mouse lemur to the 9-kilogram (20 lb) indri. Lemurs share many common basal primate traits, such as divergent digits on their hands and feet, and nails instead of claws (in most species). However, their brain-to-body size ratio is smaller than that of anthropoid primates.

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Ring-tailed lemurs emerge from the forest at the Duke Lemur Center. Lemurs trained to come at a trainer's signal are able to roam the fenced-in grounds freely. Credit: Stephanie Pappas for ...

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Mouse lemurs are forest dwellers that live in female-dominated groups of up to 15 animals. They spend most of their time in trees, and can move nimbly from branch to branch and tree to tree.

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The lemur is one of these creatures. Lemurs are primates, a group that includes monkeys, apes and humans. They're nocturnal, insectivorous creatures (meaning they feed on insects) with small bodies, long noses and large eyes. Eighty-eight species of lemurs exist today, all of which are native to Madagascar [source: Smithsonian National Zoo]. In ...

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The arrival of humans wreaked havoc on the lemur populatio­n. The larger species of lemur suffered the most. Viewing large, fearsome looking, gorilla-sized lemurs as threats, humans hunted them. Today, the largest lemur, the Indri, is tiny in comparison to the over-sized lemurs that once inhabited Madagascar.

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Black lemurs have shorter arms than legs, so it's no surprise that arm-swinging is not their main method of moving through trees. Instead, black lemurs move through trees mainly by walking and running on all four limbs, and using their powerful legs to leap between branches.