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Lemurs occur only in Madagascar, where they evolved separately from monkeys. Most species are threatened or endangered, mainly because of habitat loss and degradation. They range in size from the tiny mouse lemurs to the substantial indri and include the bizarre nocturnal aye-aye.
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata variegata) hanging from tree, Madagascar, captive - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata variegata) hanging from tree, Madagascar, captive
Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) adult with juvenile in tree, Marojejy National Park, North Madagascar Critically endangered, November 2010 - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) adult with juvenile in tree, Marojejy National Park, North Madagascar Critically endangered, November 2010
Woolly lemur (Avahy laniger) clinging to tree, Andasibe Mantadia National Park, Madagascar, September - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Woolly lemur (Avahy laniger) clinging to tree, Andasibe Mantadia National Park, Madagascar, September
Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) 'dancing'. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar. Endangered species. - Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) 'dancing'. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar. Endangered species.
Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two babies. Anjaha Community Conservation Site, near Ambalavao, Madagascar. - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two babies. Anjaha Community Conservation Site, near Ambalavao, Madagascar.
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) captive, from Madagascar, Endangerd species, Bristol Zoo - Mark Carwardine
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Mark Carwardine / Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) captive, from Madagascar, Endangerd species, Bristol Zoo
Russet mouse lemur held in hand {Microcebus rufus} captive, Kirindy Dry Forest Reserve, Madagascar - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Russet mouse lemur held in hand {Microcebus rufus} captive, Kirindy Dry Forest Reserve, Madagascar
Female Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) portrait, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Female Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) portrait, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November
Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) looking down from tree, Anja Private Reserve, near Ambalavao, Central Madagascar - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) looking down from tree, Anja Private Reserve, near Ambalavao, Central Madagascar
Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) jumping, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) jumping, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar
Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) two females, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) two females, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar.
Silky Sifaka Lemur (Propithecus diadema candidus) one of the most endangered primate in the world, Marojejy National Park, Sambava, Madagascar. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Silky Sifaka Lemur (Propithecus diadema candidus) one of the most endangered primate in the world, Marojejy National Park, Sambava, Madagascar.
Crowned lemur (Eulemur / Lemur coronatus) juvenile male, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Crowned lemur (Eulemur / Lemur coronatus) juvenile male, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar.
Golden crowned sifaka lemur (Propithecus tattersalli) in dry forest, Daraina, North Madagascar. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Golden crowned sifaka lemur (Propithecus tattersalli) in dry forest, Daraina, North Madagascar.
Close up of feet climbing up tree of Common brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Perinet), eastern Madagascar, Semi-captive - Mark Carwardine
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Mark Carwardine / Close up of feet climbing up tree of Common brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) Andasibe-Mantadia National Park (Perinet), eastern Madagascar, Semi-captive
Two Black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata) captive, Madagascar - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Two Black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata) captive, Madagascar
Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) females with babies less than one month riding on their backs, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar. Oct 2008. - Fiona Rogers
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Fiona Rogers / Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) females with babies less than one month riding on their backs, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar. Oct 2008.
Grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) on branch in spiny forest at night, Madagascar - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) on branch in spiny forest at night, Madagascar
Common brown lemur (Eulemar fulvus) looking down tree, Madagascar - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Common brown lemur (Eulemar fulvus) looking down tree, Madagascar
Ring tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) silhouetted, Madagascar. - Andy Rouse,Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse,Andy Rouse / Ring tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) silhouetted, Madagascar.
Milne-edward's sifaka lemur (Propithecus diadema edwardsi) infant head portrait, Ranomafana National Park, south east Madagascar. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Milne-edward's sifaka lemur (Propithecus diadema edwardsi) infant head portrait, Ranomafana National Park, south east Madagascar.
Sclater's black lemur (Eulemur macaco flavifrons) Captive, the Netherlands. Critically Endangered. - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Sclater's black lemur (Eulemur macaco flavifrons) Captive, the Netherlands. Critically Endangered.
Crowned lemurs (Eulemur coronatus) family group, Ankarana NP, Madagascar, Vulnerable species - Kevin Schafer
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Kevin Schafer / Crowned lemurs (Eulemur coronatus) family group, Ankarana NP, Madagascar, Vulnerable species
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) extracting beetle grubs from wood. Endemic to Madagascar. Photographed under controlled conditions at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey, UK. captive - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) extracting beetle grubs from wood. Endemic to Madagascar. Photographed under controlled conditions at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey, UK. captive
Red fronted brown lemurs {Lemur fulvus rufus} drinking from pool, Kirindy forest, West Madagascar. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Red fronted brown lemurs {Lemur fulvus rufus} drinking from pool, Kirindy forest, West Madagascar.
Coquerel's Mouse / Dwarf Lemur (Mirza coquereli) feeding on a locust. Captive, occurs Western Madagascar, Vulnerable. - Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Coquerel's Mouse / Dwarf Lemur (Mirza coquereli) feeding on a locust. Captive, occurs Western Madagascar, Vulnerable.
Two female Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) carrying infants (3-4 weeks) while running across open ground, Berenty Private Reserve, southern Madagascar. (digitally stitched image). - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Two female Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) carrying infants (3-4 weeks) while running across open ground, Berenty Private Reserve, southern Madagascar. (digitally stitched image).
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata variegata) portrait, Captive, Madagascar, Critically endangered - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata variegata) portrait, Captive, Madagascar, Critically endangered
Female Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) portrait, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Female Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) portrait, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November
Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) baby on mothers back, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) baby on mothers back, Ankarana Special Reserve, Ambilobe, North Madagascar, November
RF- Ringtail Lemurs (Lemur catta) sitting on branch. Madagascar.  Endangered species. - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / RF- Ringtail Lemurs (Lemur catta) sitting on branch. Madagascar. Endangered species.
Red-bellied Lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) male with tail wrapped around body, Ialasatra, Madagascar - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Red-bellied Lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) male with tail wrapped around body, Ialasatra, Madagascar
Indri (Indri indri) portrait, in rainforest tree, Andasibe Mantadia National Park, East-Madagascar, Africa - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Indri (Indri indri) portrait, in rainforest tree, Andasibe Mantadia National Park, East-Madagascar, Africa
Black and white ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata) on branch, East Madagascar, Africa - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Black and white ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata) on branch, East Madagascar, Africa
Indri (Indri indri) grooming baby in rainforest, East-Madagascar, Africa - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Indri (Indri indri) grooming baby in rainforest, East-Madagascar, Africa
Ringtailed Lemurs playing (Lemur catta) Nahampoana Reserve, South Madagascar, Africa - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Ringtailed Lemurs playing (Lemur catta) Nahampoana Reserve, South Madagascar, Africa
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar
Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) running carrying baby, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) running carrying baby, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
Golden bamboo lemur (Hapalemur aureus) feeding on bamboo, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Critically Endangered species. - Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Golden bamboo lemur (Hapalemur aureus) feeding on bamboo, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Critically Endangered species.
Indri (Indri indri) holding onto tree trunk, East Coast of Madagascar. Digitally removed spot on nose. - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Indri (Indri indri) holding onto tree trunk, East Coast of Madagascar. Digitally removed spot on nose.
Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two babies. Anjaha Community Conservation Site, near Ambalavao, Madagasca - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two babies. Anjaha Community Conservation Site, near Ambalavao, Madagasca
Black lemur (Eulemur / Lemur macaco macaco) female, Nosy Komba, North Madagascar, IUCN vulnerable - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Black lemur (Eulemur / Lemur macaco macaco) female, Nosy Komba, North Madagascar, IUCN vulnerable
White-footed sportive lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) peering out of hole in tree, Madagascar, September. - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / White-footed sportive lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) peering out of hole in tree, Madagascar, September.
Ringed-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) females grooming baby,  Berenty reserve, Madagascar - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Ringed-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) females grooming baby, Berenty reserve, Madagascar
Madame Berthe's mouse lemur {Microcebus berthae} being released from live trap, Kirindy Forest, western Madagascar, Smallest primate in the world, Endangered - Mark Carwardine
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Mark Carwardine / Madame Berthe's mouse lemur {Microcebus berthae} being released from live trap, Kirindy Forest, western Madagascar, Smallest primate in the world, Endangered
Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two-week baby on back, standing upright to feed on flowers, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) female carrying two-week baby on back, standing upright to feed on flowers, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) feeding on flower. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) feeding on flower. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
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