Red Ruffed Lemur Keeper Talk
05/17/2019, 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Weekly on Friday
Bamboo Trail map
Red-ruffed lemurs are 1 of more than 100 species of lemurs on the island of Madagascar. Lemurs are not monkeys but a type of primate called a prosimian. Red-ruffed lemurs will spend most of their day in the canopies of forests and they play an important role in pollination in their habitat. Red-ruffed lemurs are very vocal, with the ability to make more than 12 separate calls. These are used to warn others of predators, keep the group together while foraging, or to warn others that a space is already occupied.
You can find our red-ruffed lemurs along Bamboo Trail.