ring-tailed lemur

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Noun1.ring-tailed lemur - small lemur having its tail barred with blackring-tailed lemur - small lemur having its tail barred with black
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
genus Lemur - type genus of the Lemuridae
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Two female Ring-tailed lemurs from New Zealand have spent the Christmas holidays settling into their new home in New South Wales Hunter Valley Zoo, after completing their biosecurity clearance.
A study conducted by a team from the University of Toronto (U of T) Scarborough observed a unique ritual performed by male ring-tailed lemurs that help with their chances of securing a mate.
DOUBLE TAKE Second in best picture of our primate heroes was Ralph McCullagh's Ring-Tailed Lemurs
We have 16 ring-tailed lemurs, three red-bellied lemurs and three mongoose lemurs, so they keep me busy
PICTURES of baby ring-tailed lemurs born at Bristol Zoo after their twin mothers gave birth within hours of each other have been released.
Susan Jones (above), the zoo's education officer, said: "We have two brown lemurs and six ring-tailed lemurs and they are the ambassadors for the lemurs of Madagascar.
At the Safaripark Beekse Bergen zoo in the Netherlands, staff had already put their emergency procedures in place -- including ice cubes for baboons, cold showers for the elephants, and special meat -- and fruit-flavoured ice cream for the ring-tailed lemurs.
Hike through the canyons and along the pathways of the huge rock massifs of I'Isalo National Park, home to the ring-tailed lemurs.
Keeper Laura Ashton, 29, said: "At the moment our breeding programme is focusing on the ring-tailed lemurs.
Each room has its own private balcony, and you will surely see ring-tailed lemurs during your stay.
WILDLIFE expert Bill Oddie got up close and personal with a cute collection of ring-tailed lemurs at a Midlands zoo.
Each of the species lives in social groups ranging from families of just three, mongoose lemurs' preferred posse, to gangs of about 16, a typical size for a group of ring-tailed lemurs.