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Black & White Ruffled Lemur

Scenticifc Name

Varecia variegata

Meet them at the Twin Valley Zoo

Animals in Brantford

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

15-30 years (varies by species)

at the zoo

Varies by species

Size

Weight

1-20 pounds (varies by species)

Height

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

Diet

Omnivorous

A lot of insects and occasionally plants.

Region

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

Black & White Ruffled Lemur
Located

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Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Find them in Brantford