Four Ring-tailed Lemurs

Ring-Tailed Lemurs

Natural Habitat

Found in the dry forests of South Madagascar 

Diet

Mainly vegetarian, preferring fruit, leaves and flowers 

Conservation

Threat Level: Endangered

The ring-tailed lemur is threatened in the wild by deforestation due to charcoal production and burning for pasture. It is also hunted for food and the illegal pet trade. Ring-tailed lemurs are part of a successful European Studbook Breeding Programme

Here at the Zoo

We have a bouncy group of three generations of lemur.