Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 12, 2017

Ring-tailed Lemurs Face Serious Extinction Threat

ScienceDaily reports that Ring-tailed Lemurs in Madagascar are threatened by habitat destruction, hunting, and illegal capture

The ring-tailed lemur, a primate that is emblematic of the wild and wonderful creatures inhabiting the tropical island of Madagascar, is in big trouble — there less than 2,500 left in wild, says new study.

Read full article at Ring-tailed lemurs: Going, going, gone? Madagascar native threatened by habitat destruction, hunting, illegal capture — ScienceDaily

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