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Located

    Lemurs live on the island of Madagascar and the
    Comoros Islands off of the East Coast of Africa.

Diet

    Lemurs will eat fruit, leaves and sometimes insects.

Habitat

    Lemurs have several different habitats on Madagascar
    ranging from rainforests to dry areas of the island.

Size

    Lemurs vary in size but average about 2 ft (not including
    the tail).*

Reproduction

    The female lemur's pregnancy period is about 2 - 5
    months and usually will have one or two offspring.
 
Lemur
(Genus: Lemur)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Mammalia
Order:   Primates
Family:   Lemuridae
Genus:   Several
Species:    Many species
Location
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IUCN Status:
Varies by species
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