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Western fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheiroqaleus medius) at the Duke Lemur Center. His name is ‘Osprey’. This species keeps fat stored in its tail in order to go into hibernation or torpor for several weeks in the winter.

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Western fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheiroqaleus medius) at the Duke Lemur Center. His name is ‘Osprey’. This species keeps fat stored in its tail in order to go into hibernation or torpor for several weeks in the winter.

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A long-tailed bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus) at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Pretoria is her name.

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A long-tailed bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus) at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Pretoria is her name.

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A long-tailed bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus) at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Pretoria is her name.

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A long-tailed bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus) at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Pretoria is her name.

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An aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) named Endora at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina.

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An aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) named Endora at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina.

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An aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) named Endora at Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina.

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A gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal’s name is ‘Buckwheat’, and he weighs just 80 grams. He went from having a broken foot in his first week of life to becoming a supermodel. Mouse lemurs can produce twins or triplets every year, and are sexually mature at one year of age.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A vulnerable male red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) named ‘Iroquiois’ at the Duke Lemur Center.

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A vulnerable male red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) named ‘Iroquiois’ at the Duke Lemur Center.

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A vulnerable male red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) named ‘Iroquiois’ at the Duke Lemur Center.

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A gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal’s name is ‘Buckwheat’, and he weighs just 80 grams. He went from having a broken foot in his first week of life to becoming a supermodel. Mouse lemurs can produce twins or triplets every year, and are sexually mature at one year of age.

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A vulnerable male red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) named ‘Iroquiois’ at the Duke Lemur Center.

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A vulnerable Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named ‘Beeper’ at the Duke Lemur Center. ‘He has a lot of personality packed into a little body, a real Napoleon complex’, said the staff.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Poots” at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal is one of just three sexually active females in the U.S. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide.

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A vulnerable Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named ‘Beeper’ at the Duke Lemur Center. ‘He has a lot of personality packed into a little body, a real Napoleon complex’, said the staff.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Poots” at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal is one of just three sexually active females in the U.S. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide.

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A vulnerable Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named ‘Beeper’ at the Duke Lemur Center. ‘He has a lot of personality packed into a little body, a real Napoleon complex’, said the staff.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Poots” at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal is one of just three sexually active females in the U.S. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide.

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A vulnerable Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named ‘Beeper’ at the Duke Lemur Center. ‘He has a lot of personality packed into a little body, a real Napoleon complex’, said the staff.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Poots” at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal is one of just three sexually active females in the U.S. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide.

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A vulnerable Eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named ‘Beeper’ at the Duke Lemur Center. ‘He has a lot of personality packed into a little body, a real Napoleon complex’, said the staff.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Poots” at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal is one of just three sexually active females in the U.S. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur (Eulemur flavifrons) named “Presley” at the Duke Lemur Center. BEB lemurs are named here after blue-eyed actors and actresses. He has a twin sister named ‘Margret’, after Ann Margret. Only 61 are found in captivity worldwide, 21 of those in North America.

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A gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) at the Duke Lemur Center. This animal’s name is ‘Buckwheat’, and he weighs just 80 grams. He went from having a broken foot in his first week of life to becoming a supermodel. Mouse lemurs can produce twins or triplets every year, and are sexually mature at one year of age.

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