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NATURAL HABITAT AND LOCATION  The Ring-Tailed Lemur is found in southern and southwestern Madagascar.  Their main habitat contains of many trees since.

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3 NATURAL HABITAT AND LOCATION  The Ring-Tailed Lemur is found in southern and southwestern Madagascar.  Their main habitat contains of many trees since trees provide them with many sources of food.  The yellow in the picture below shows the region the ring tailed lemur is native to.

4 Diet: They are herbivores that eat fruit they also eat leaves, tree bark, and sap Size: Usually 17 ¾ inches and weigh 5 to 7 ½ pounds Housing Requirement: Spend most of their time on the ground, they bed in a tree close Climate Requirement: hottest, driest weather to the coldest, windiest weather. Relationships with Other Species: habitat loss and hunting Age in Reproduction: When they are two to two and a half years old How Often do they Reproduce: Mate in April through June give birth in August through September

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6 Why is this animal endangered?  This animal is endangered due to the destruction of their homes for human use.  Also they get sold at the black market as pets.

7 Population There are approximatelty between 10,000 to 100,000 ring tailed lemurs left.

8 Conservation Acts  Put into zoos and reserves.  Yes 2,500 have been put into zoos.  The Lemur Conservation Foundation has helped put many ring tailed lemurs in zoos that needed helped.

9 QUIZ  1. What are the climate requirements?  2. What is the lemur’s main habitat?  3. Where do ring tailed lemurs get put?  4. Why are ring tailed lemurs endangered?  True or False? Are lemurs group animals or single living animals?

10 Works Cited Episode: Smelliest. National Geographic, n.d. Web "Investigation." Ring-tailed Lemur. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Oct Lemur Catta." Animal Diversity Web. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct "Lemur Conservation Foundation." Lemur Conservation Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct "Ring-Tailed Lemurs, Ring-Tailed Lemur Pictures, Ring- Tailed Lemur Facts - National Geographic." National Geographic. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Oct


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