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Lemurs Close to Extinction

Lemurs Close to Extinction

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Lemurs, an animal only found in the country of Madagascar, are close to extinction.

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2:55AM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

Sanctuaries are the only hope for some of these animals with Govts protecting them as a top priority. They are priceless.

2:54AM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

Not good enough these Governments have a responsibility not just to the humans in its domain but the animals. Time to protect the lemurs and their habitat. The time to act is Now. Every specie on the Planet is here for a reason and a purpose and humans are meant to be caretakers of Planet Earth not destroyers.

2:45AM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

Very sad indeed!

12:15PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

If extinction is inevitable, then we must do what we can to "store" the species until such time as the climate and other conditions are amenable for their return to the wild. We must keep them alive in zoos, and we must begin collecting as many dna samples as possible. Someday, we may be able to return them to their proper home.

10:19PM PDT on Sep 6, 2012

gladly signed.
I wish them the best, lemurs are fantastic creatures.

11:46AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

How sad.

11:16PM PDT on Sep 1, 2012

:(
Thanks for sharing

9:30AM PDT on Jul 23, 2012

Another sad story surely there is time to save them

12:46AM PDT on Jul 23, 2012

thanks for sharing this with us all. good day

1:23AM PDT on Jul 22, 2012

What can we do??

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