Extended Habitat For Greater Bamboo Lemurs Found

A Greater Bamboo Lemur (Prolemur simus) feeding on Giant Bamboo in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Photo from Wikipedia. Good news for Madagascar and lemur conservationists! Scientists have spotted bamboo lemurs in 11 sites east of the island where its populations were thought to have disappeared, AFP has reported. The Greater Bamboo Lemur (Prolemur simus) is... Continue Reading →

New Species Of Giant Lemur Found In Madagascar

P.kelyus maxilla fragment. Photo from LiveScience. Remains of a new giant lemur species, Palaeopropithecus kelyus, was found in Madagascar. Dominique Gommery, a paleontologist at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris, France said that the discovery confirms 20 years of speculation on its existence. So far, there are 3 species of giant lemurs... Continue Reading →

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