The scientific name for the Ring-Tailed Lemur is Lemur
Ring-Tailed Lemur live in south and southwest Madagascar.
The habitat of the Ring-Tailed Lemur is a dry forest
and deciduous forest, rocky outcrops and forests along
Ring-tailed Lemurs have a brownish gray coat, with
a white face and dark facial markings. The Ring-Tailed
Lemur is 15 1/2 -18 inches long, and they have a tail
that is 11-14 inches long.The Ring-Tailed Lemur's tail
is marked by dark rings.
Ring-tailed lemurs live in social groups of up to 30.
The females typically are the group leaders.
Ring-Tailed lemurs spend more time on the ground than
other lemurs. Ring-Tailed Lemurs eat fruit, vegetation,
bark and sap.
Ring-Tailed Lemurs gestation is 134-138 days, they
give birth to one young at a time.
The main threat to the Ring-Tailed Lemur is from the
loss of habitat due deforestation.
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