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Ring-tailed Lemur

Scientific Name

Lemur catta

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Maky, Milo, Cookie, Pi
Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
These cute and cuddly primates are only found on the island of Madagascar. They even have a special grooming claw on their second toe for keeping themselves clean.

Life Span

In the wild

15-19 years 

at the zoo

20-30 years



5-6 pounds


Varies by species (e.g., Ring-tailed Lemur: 15-18 inches)



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originated from Madagascar.

They live in the trees of rainforests and dry forests.

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered (CR)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Ring-tailed Lemur
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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Find them in Brantford