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ring-tailed

(rĭng′tāld′)
adj.
1. Having a tail with ringlike markings.
2. Having a tail that curls to form a ring.

ring-tailed

adj
(Zoology) (of an animal) having a tail marked with rings of a distinctive colour

ring′-tailed`

or ring′tail`



adj.
1. having the tail ringed with alternating colors, as a raccoon.
2. having a coiled tail.
[1715–25]
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The group will share their new habitat with red-ruffed and ring-tailed lemurs which already reside at the zoo.
Mike Jordan, Chester Zoo's collections director, said: "After overcoming their initial nervousness, crowned lemurs Hajao, Rak, Ilo and Pia have settled well into their new home and are getting along famously with their bolshie neighbours -- a group of ring-tailed lemurs and five red ruffed lemurs."
They will share their new habitat with two other species of lemur - red ruffed and ring-tailed.
Blair Drummond has an important role in the conservation of these animals and this year the safari park breeding programme has seen new arrivals with the birth of a baby ring-tailed lemur and a new baby red-ruffed.The Safari Park also supports in-situ conservation efforts to protect wild populations of lemurs.
But that's not all, there's also Delilah, the baby Bactrian camel, colourful vampire crabs and a chameleon to visit too, and not forgetting the baby primates the attraction has welcomed over the last few months including black-andwhite-ruffed lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs and a gelada.
The man was seen handling a pygmy goat, a giant rabbit and a ring-tailed lemur - which is against Dudley Zoo's policy.
OUR AT DUDLEY CREATURE The one-acre walkthrough paddock was relaunched following a PS100,000 facelift and is home to more than 20 black-and-white ruffed, collared and ring-tailed lemurs - including two newborn ring-tailed twins?
A 19-year-old California man pleaded guilty to stealing an endangered rare ring-tailed lemur from a zoo and could face up to one year in prison and $100,000 fine.
Five endangered ring-tailed lemurs are among the new arrivals at Chester Zoo, as well as one rare black lemur - the first to be born there.
This follows escapes in past years by two Bongo Deer, a ring-tailed Lemur, a Lion-Tailed Macaque and a Prairie Dog.
has discovered that ring-tailed lemurs, endemic to island of Madagascar, emit a foul smell on being hurt 6 a strange type of natural scent that their counterparts can easily detect to determine the weakness of the other.
This includes the cheeky ring-tailed lemurs eagerly slurping up their specially created ice pops, which are made by the Zoo team with a variety of different, lemur-friendly ingredients.