Captivity: 20-25 years
18 inches body
21 inches tail
Name of Young
Did you know?
- The ring-tailed lemur is a prosimian or lower order primate. They are recognizable by their long black and white ringed tail.
- Lemurs use their hands and feet to move nimbly through the trees. However, unlike many other primates their tails are not prehensile and cannot grasp things.
- Ring-tailed lemurs love to bathe in the sun and are sometimes called “sun worshipers” as they will sit upright with eyes closed and their hands and palms up.
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