Lemur catta / Ring-tailed lemur
- Dry, gallery and wet forests, scrublands with euphorbias
- Tamarind and other fruits, leaves, herbs, insects
- Gestation/breeding period
- 140 days
- Mode of life
- Groups of 10 to 30 animals with strict hierarchy
~ 45 cm
~ 2.2 kg
~ 30 years
How endangered are Ring-tailed lemurs?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
Did you know?
The ring-tailed lemur is both diurnal and nocturnal.
Ring-tailed lemur on the zoo tour
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