Name: Ring-Tailed Lemur
Origin: Southern Madagascar
Habitat: Forests, Dry Scrubs & Riverbanks
Size: 42cm & 2.2kg
Diet: Spiders, Caterpillars & Grasshoppers
Predators: Fossas, Hawks, Buzzards, Ground Boas & Civets
Attack/Defense: When in groups they have different calls to alert each other of oncoming predators, they also have an incredible leaping abilities that allow them to quickly escape danger effortlessly.
Conservation Status: Endangered
Life Expectancy: 19 years
- Their tails are longer than their bodies.
- They have scent glands in their wrists.
- They rub their scent glands on their tails and then have whats called ‘scent fights’ this is when two males will wave their tails at eachother until one of them gives up and retreats, this establishes pecking order among the troop.