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The black-and-white ruffed lemur is the more endangered of the two species of ruffed lemurs, both of which are endemic to the island of Madagascar. Despite having a larger range than the red ruffed lemur, it has a much smaller population that is spread out, living in lower population densities and reproductively isolated. It also has less coverage and protection in large national parks than the red ruffed lemur. Three subspecies of black-and-white ruffed lemur have been recognized since the red.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Laurenda Van Breda
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By Laurenda Van Breda

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Uploaded Jun 26, 2014. Captured Apr 14, 2014 10:25 in Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar.
  • Canon EOS 500D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 210mm