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Black-and-white ruffed lemur closeup  Black-and-white ruffed lemur,Geotagged,Monkeys,Papegaaienpark VeldHoven,Parrot Park Veldhoven,The Netherlands,Varecia variegata,lemur Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Impressive shot and so catching those eyes! You know, I just realised these lemur have a bit of a doglike snout? Posted 10 years ago
    1. Yes I had the same thought. They also are remotely related to sloths I believe. Posted 10 years ago
  2. Well, you're right, Ludo: Not looking too closely, you might think of a boarder collie...
    Great close-up, Ferdy!
    Posted 10 years ago

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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 Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Apr 12, 2012. Captured Mar 18, 2012 14:57 in Wintelresedijk, 5507 Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/7.1
  • 1/500s
  • ISO560
  • 300mm