Ruffed Lemurs &
Native to Madagascar
Native to Madagascar, all species of lemurs are endangered species and are protected by special laws. We are honored to maintain these species and care for them in a healthy captive environment.
Members of the primate family, lemurs are long muscular animals that live in the jungle of Madagascar. They have plush fur and long hanging non-prehensile tails. Most domestic lemurs are about the size of a domestic house cat.
Lemurs are intelligent and have very distinct personalities. When raised in an appropriate environment a lemur can be an enjoyable companion.
What is a Lemur?
Lemur Zookeeper Facts
They are in the prosimian family
Their long tails are not prehensile
They make pig like snorting noises
They are sexually dimorphic
Their favorite treat is apples
Brown Lemurs have distinct personalities