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Ring-Tailed Lemur

Lemur catta

NATURAL HABITAT
The ring-tailed lemur is found in arid, open areas and forests. They spend their time in the trees, as well as on the floor of the forest.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Leaves, flowers, insects, tree bark and sap
IN THE ZOO – Fruits, vegetables, specially formulated fiber biscuits and lemur gel

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Enjoy sunbathing
  • Females are dominant over males
  • Tails are ringed with 13 alternating black and white bands
    and can measure up to two feet long
  • Groom each other with their toothcomb, six finely spaced bottom teeth
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400