Aye-Aye

aye-aye: A very creepy lemur

April 20, 2017 mammal 1

The Aye-Aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), is a lemur that lives in Madagascar like others of it’s ilk. What makes this animal amazing are it’s adaptations related to diet and environment. This animal was first considered a rodent because of its ever-growing incisors. Then, it was thought to be like a squirrel […]

Sloth Lemur

Sloth Lemurs – giants that slowly lumbered away

April 14, 2017 mammal 0

The sloth lemurs of the family Palaeopropithecidae,  are part of an extinct lemurid clan. The common name is misleading, as these members also known in Malagasy legends as tretretretre, were not closely related to sloths, but instead to lemurs, particularly close to the Indri. There were three known species, Palaeopropithecus ingens, P. maximus, […]

What do you know about Monkeys?

March 14, 2017 mammal 0

Among the primates that remind us of ourselves, monkeys come close. There are over 400 species and are found all over the world. Can you find some very interesting ones that all wildlife channels focus on? Monkey Crossword Puzzle Game » ProProfs Crossword

Indri

Indri : The critically endangered Singing Lemur

February 27, 2017 mammal 2

The Indri is also called the babakato and is the largest Lemur, measuring up to a full 72 cm in length. It is known for it’s calls that can be heard for two to three miles and is considered as one of the noisiest Malagasy Lemurs. The sound carries because […]

Lemur Word Search

January 28, 2017 mammal 0

Can you find 10 different types of Lemurs in this word search game? They are very hard to find in Madagascar and harder to find here.   The Lemurs » make word search

A clutch of cute Primates

January 14, 2017 mammal 0

I am always amazed at how primates with their tiny, quite helpless young, have managed to thrive in the hostile surroundings that they inhabit! Can you believe how tiny this little baby mouse lemur is? What about these pygmy Marmosets?  They are fully five inches long when adult. They live […]