WOOLLY LEMURS

Nocturnal and vegetarian,
with 9 known species

WOOLY LEMUR OR WOOLY INDRI

Genus: Avahi

Photo credit: Leonora (Ellie) Enking/Flickr/Creative Common

Avahi laniger

CONSERVATION STATUS: VULNERABLE

The eastern woolly lemur, also known as the eastern avahi or Gmelin’s woolly lemur, is a native of the large island country of Madagascar. Situated about 249 mi (400 km) off of Africa’s southeastern coast in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is home to species found nowhere else in the world and is regarded by conservationists as…

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