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Origin of Species

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Lemurs of Madagascar

Nearly 30 living species and more than 10 extinct species make up this group of primates unique to Madagascar. The common ancestor among lemurs probably arrived on the island more than 60 million years ago.

Black and white ruffed lemur

Common name: Black and white ruffed lemur
Scientific name: Varecia variegata

Russet mouse lemur

Common name: Russet mouse lemur
Scientific name: Microcebus rufus

Woolly lemur

Common name: Woolly lemur
Scientific name: Avahi occidentalis

Ring-tailed lemur

Common name: Aye-aye
Scientific name: Daubentonia madagascariensis

Verreaux's sifaka

Common name: Verreaux's sifaka
Scientific name: Propithecus verrauxi

Collared lemur

Common name: Collared lemur
Scientific name: Eulemur fulvus collaris

Aye-aye

Common name: Ring-tailed lemur
Scientific name: Lemur catta

Red-fronted lemur

Common name: Red-fronted lemur
Scientific name: Eulemur fulvus rufus

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