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Ring-tailed lemur

British pronunciation/ɹˈɪŋtˈeɪld lˈiːmə/
American pronunciation/ɹˈɪŋtˈeɪld lˈiːmɚ/
Ring-tailed lemur

a primate species native to Madagascar, known for their unique appearance characterized by a long, striped tail with distinctive black and white rings

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What is a "ring-tailed lemur"?

The ring-tailed lemur is a primate species found in Madagascar, recognized for their striking appearance marked by a long, bushy tail adorned with black and white rings. They are known for their social behavior, living in groups called troops, and engaging in a variety of unique behaviors such as "stink fights" and "sunbathing" to maintain social bonds and thermoregulate. Ring-tailed lemurs are primarily arboreal, but also spend time on the ground, and have a varied diet consisting of fruits, leaves, flowers, and insects. They are an iconic and charismatic species, representing the unique biodiversity of Madagascar.

1This is Rosie and Malala and they are our ring-tailed lemurs.
2Here's an aye-aye and a black and white ruffed lemur, ring-tailed lemur.
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