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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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A vulnerable gray bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named Li’l Bit at the Cincinnati Zoo. This species is rarely kept in captivity. Li’l Bit is 14 years old and is very curious and gentle.

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A vulnerable gray bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named Li’l Bit at the Cincinnati Zoo. This species is rarely kept in captivity. Li’l Bit is 14 years old and is very curious and gentle.

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A vulnerable gray bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named Li’l Bit at the Cincinnati Zoo. This species is rarely kept in captivity. Li’l Bit is 14 years old and is very curious and gentle.

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A vulnerable gray bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus griseus) named Li’l Bit at the Cincinnati Zoo. This species is rarely kept in captivity. Li’l Bit is 14 years old and is very curious and gentle.

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A team of vet students work on a red ruffed lemur at the Miller Park Zoo.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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An endangered female crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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Critically endangered Mongoose lemurs (Eulemur mongoz) from the Omaha Zoo.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Omaha Zoo.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Omaha Zoo.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A group of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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