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RING TAILED LEMUR

Lemur catta

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Omnivore:
Ring- Tailed lemurs have a very varied diet including leaves, flowers, eggs, insects and small vertebrates
A Conspiracy
Distribution: Madagascar
Habitat: Forest & Shrubland
Fun Fact
The name lemur is from the Latin lemurs, meaning spirits of the dead. This name is due to their eerie sounding alarm calls with many species of lemur being considered bad luck or an omen

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