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10 Stunning Lemurs You’ve Never Heard Of (Slideshow)

If you conjure up a mental image of a lemur, what does it look like? The chances are good that your mental picture has a grey body, a white face with black eye-fur, and a long, black-and-white band…

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7 Olympic-Caliber Animal Gymnasts (Videos)

Are you a diehard fan who's watched every event of the 2012 Summer Olympics, or are you a long-suffering citizen who wishes everyone would just stop talking about the Olympic Games? Either way, yo…

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Lemurs Far More Endangered Than We Thought

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger In fact, Madagascar's iconic endemic primates are the most threatened mammal group in the world, with 91 percent of lemurs threatened with extinction. That's what a new…

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Lemurs Close to Extinction

Lemurs, an animal only found in the country of Madagascar, are close to extinction. Science News by NewsLook   // Photo Credit: robert 7 via Flickr.   Related: Itís…

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It’s a Lemur Thanksgiving!

The San Francisco Zoo provided a Thanksgiving feast for its 15 lemurs to give thanks for ongoing conservation efforts in the animals' native country of Madagascar. // // // …

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10 Planet-Helping Animals

By Animal Planet Every animal plays a special role in the web of life, but these 10 go above and beyond with their planet-saving activities. 10. Ball Python This snake gets its namesake a…

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7 Hibernating Animals in Danger

Just like disturbances wake you up, they wake up the animal kingdom -- often with dire results. Hibernation, simply, is a state of inactivity in animals. It is typically characterized by a drop i…

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Baby Animals: Hippos & Lemurs (2 videos)

First up, you'll see an adorable baby pygmy hippo. And next, on page 2, you'll see some really cute lemur babies in Madagascar. Kambiri, the Pygmy Hippo Baby Heís just 6 weeks old, and is b…

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