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Big Mouth!  Black-and-white ruffed lemur,Geotagged,South Africa,Spring,Varecia variegata Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. this is a great shot Posted 10 years ago
  2. Haha that shot is similar to the one on the homepage, with the ring-tailed lemur. Very funny! 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 Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Nov 14, 2012. Captured Nov 13, 2012 13:15 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/332s
  • ISO1600
  • 163mm