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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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The destruction of the lemur's tropical forest habitat on the island of Madagascar is the most serious cause of the current threat of extinction to lemurs. Additionally, lemurs are being hunted for food, which may be a c... More »

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Foxes are medium-sized mammals that belong to the same family as dogs. They are known for their pointed ears, long snouts and bushy tails. Foxes are omnivores, feeding on both meat and plants. There are 12 different spec... More »

To be considered a mammal, an animal must produce milk to feed its young, have hair on its body, be a vertebrate and be warm blooded. Animals not falling into these categories are not mammals. More »

An Arctic fox has thick, dense fur, small ears that inhibit heat loss, fur covered foot pads and the ability to store a thick layer of body fat. All of these physical characteristics make it possible for the fox to live ... More »