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Black Lemur - closeup, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the &quot;Blue-eyed black lemur&quot; and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87621/black_lemur_palmarium_madagascar.html" title="Black Lemur, Palmarium, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/87621_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1663804810&Signature=8UhXvI0R0D5MDOY6houwkneruEs%3D" width="200" height="148" alt="Black Lemur, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the &quot;Blue-eyed black lemur&quot; and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
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Female:<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87623/black_lemur_-_happy_palmarium_madagascar.html" title="Black Lemur - happy, Palmarium, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/87623_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1663804810&Signature=2pMgEdCQgG48dQDoT5AIOrZ8m5s%3D" width="200" height="184" alt="Black Lemur - happy, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the &quot;Blue-eyed black lemur&quot; and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87621/black_lemur_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
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Female:<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87624/black_lemur_-_closeup_2_palmarium_madagascar.html" title="Black Lemur - closeup 2, Palmarium, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/87624_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1663804810&Signature=SdEdrzR86xXJSp8I7FlAL1MmAc0%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Black Lemur - closeup 2, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the &quot;Blue-eyed black lemur&quot; and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87621/black_lemur_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
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Female:<br />
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Female:<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87687/female_black_lemur_-_walking_palmarium_madagascar.html" title="Female Black Lemur - walking, Palmarium, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/87687_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1663804810&Signature=YiRhVgPpwsx5hj3Y2HwsPf0CRCo%3D" width="200" height="198" alt="Female Black Lemur - walking, Palmarium, Madagascar The female of the Black Lemur, with her stunning deep rufous coat and white mega tufts. Beautiful and she knows it.<br />
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The male:<br />
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Black Lemur - closeup, Palmarium, Madagascar

The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the "Blue-eyed black lemur" and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.

Black Lemur, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the "Blue-eyed black lemur" and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87622/black_lemur_-_closeup_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87623/black_lemur_-_happy_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87624/black_lemur_-_closeup_2_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
Female:<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87687/female_black_lemur_-_walking_palmarium_madagascar.html Africa,Black Lemur,Eulemur macaco,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Palmarium reserve,Winter,World

Black Lemur - happy, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the "Blue-eyed black lemur" and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87621/black_lemur_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87622/black_lemur_-_closeup_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87624/black_lemur_-_closeup_2_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
Female:<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87687/female_black_lemur_-_walking_palmarium_madagascar.html Africa,Black Lemur,Eulemur macaco,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Palmarium reserve,Winter,World

Black Lemur - closeup 2, Palmarium, Madagascar The Black Lemur, in the wild restricted to the far Northwest of Madagascar, here in a private reserve environment. Black Lemur refers to the appearance of the males, which are all black, whilst females look wildly different. Since 2008, the species has been split. Eulemur macaco seen here is identified by their orange eyes and ear tufts, whilst Eulemur flavifrons is also black yet has blue eyes. It is aptly named the "Blue-eyed black lemur" and is the only non-human primate to have blue eyes.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87621/black_lemur_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87622/black_lemur_-_closeup_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87623/black_lemur_-_happy_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
Female:<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87687/female_black_lemur_-_walking_palmarium_madagascar.html Africa,Black Lemur,Eulemur macaco,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Palmarium reserve,Winter,World

Female:

Female Black Lemur - walking, Palmarium, Madagascar The female of the Black Lemur, with her stunning deep rufous coat and white mega tufts. Beautiful and she knows it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87686/female_black_lemur_-_portrait_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87688/female_black_lemur_-_looking_up_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87689/female_black_lemur_-_stare_palmarium_madagascar.html<br />
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The male:<br />
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  1. Great shot! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you, Natty :) Posted 2 years ago

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The Black Lemur is a species of lemur from the family Lemuridae. Like all lemurs, it is endemic to Madagascar. Originally, the species was thought to have two subspecies, ''Eulemur macaco macaco'' and ''Eulemur macaco flavifrons'', both of which were elevated to species status by Mittermeier ''et al.'' in 2008 to ''Eulemur macaco'' and ''Eulemur flavifrons'' respectively.

Sclater's Lemur ''E. flavifrons'' has blue eyes, the only primate other than humans which has blue eyes, while ''E... more

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Uploaded Dec 12, 2019. Captured Jul 22, 2019 10:03 in Vohibinany, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO3600
  • 270mm