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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Lemurs, Earth's Most Endangered Mammals - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, lemurs, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animaladvocates, humans, environment )

Cal
- 264 days ago - forcechange.com
Human activity is driving rare lemur species to extinction. Since a 2009 political crisis in Madagascar, habitat destruction, loss, and fragmentation - the main threats to biodiversity worldwide - have been on the rise
The Lemur End-Game: Scientists Propose Ambitious Plan to Save the World's Most Imperiled Mammal Family
Animals  (tags: endangered, lemurs, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 274 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Overpopulation, deep poverty, political instability, slash-and-burn agriculture, illegal logging for lucrative woods, and a booming bushmeat trade has placed 94 percent of the world's lemurs under threat of extinction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Northern Sportive Lemur
Animals  (tags: LEMURS, lemurs, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 284 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is threatened by habitat loss and with just 18 individuals left alive in a single location (and none in captivity) has been named one of "The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates."
Madagascar's Most Famous Lemur Facing Big Threats
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, lemurs, endangered, extinction, cruelty, animalrights, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 338 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ring-tailed lemurs are facing extinction in some parts of Madagascar because of continued habitat loss, and more recently, species exploitation.
New Species of Critically Endangered Dwarf Lemur Recognised on Madagascar
Animals  (tags: lemurs, dwarf lemurs, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, endangered, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 479 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
First discovered in 2001, but only now recognised as a distinct species, the Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur population probably consists of fewer than 50 animals
Wanna See Lemurs? Head to North Carolina
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, lemurs, protection, humans, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals )

Cal
- 736 days ago - mnn.com
Duke University's lemur center is open to public for tours, and the lemurs don't seem to mind human visitors. Just don't touch!
91% of Madagascar's Lemurs Threatened With Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, lemurs, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 861 days ago - news.mongabay.com
94 of the world's 103 lemur species are at risk of extinction according to a new assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released by the group's Species Survival Commission during a workshop this week.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Lemurs as Pets in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, lemurs, environment, endangered, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 974 days ago - forcechange.com
Lemurs are critically endangered and being pushed to the brink of extinction.Support legislation making it illegal to keep a lemur as a pet in the United States.
Ban Lemurs as Pets in the United States! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: lemurs, pets, legal, exotic pets, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, conservation, cruelty, environment, wildlife, protection, pets )

Lindsey
- 977 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Illegal logging fueled by the "rosewood mafia"and mining in Madagascar's tropical rainforest is pushing the critically endangered lemur to the brink of extinction. Lemurs are being poached as food, and captured and sold in the exotic pet trade.
How Lemurs Fight Climate Change
Animals  (tags: animals, lemurs, climate change, environment, animalwelfare, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 1047 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the largest mammals native to Madagascar, lemurs play a number of key roles in the ecosystem including seed dispersal, and, as the biggest of the seed-dispersing lemurs, ruffed lemurs may be one of the only animals on the island to disperse big trees.
Richard Branson's Lemur Plan Raises Alarm
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildanimals, wildlife, lemurs, protection, humans, AnimalWelfare, animalrights )

Cal
- 1316 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sir Richard Branson is to import lemurs to the Caribbean, where they will live wild in the forest on his islands.
Daily Sun | Backpage | New Hope for WorldâEUR(TM)s Rarest Lemur Species in Madagascar
Animals  (tags: Lemurs, rarest, extinction )

Tarequl
- 1347 days ago - daily-sun.com
Greater bamboo lemurs in Madagascar are a step further from extinction. Fewer than 300 of the lemur, the world's rarest, were thought to remain.
Baby Lemur Born at Saint Louis Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, lemurs, Coquerel's Sifaka, primates, baby animals, new borns, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, endangered, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1372 days ago - ksdk.com
An endangered lemur species from Madagascar was born at the St. Louis Zoo's Primate House on January 9. The newborn baby Coquerel Sifaka is the third baby for her mother.
New Hope for Rare Lemurs in Madagascar
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, lemurs, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1401 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A survey of a remote forest area in Madagascar turned up seven new groups of silky sifaka, a critically endangered lemur threatened by habitat destruction. The finding raises hope that the species--which is listed as one of the world's 25 most endangered p
Your Morning Adorable: Baby Potto Makes Its Debut at Cincinnati Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, potto, baby potto, primates, lemurs, zoos, zoo animals, conservation, goodnews, AnimalWelfare )

Yrna
- 1409 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
At Ohio's Cincinnati Zoo, a round-eyed baby potto is just about the cutest thing going. The tiny creature made its public debut shortly before Christmas and remains on display along with its family.The baby, born on Dec. 8,
 

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