RING-TAILED LEMUR

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SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Lemur catta

HABITAT:  Island of Madagascar, specifically south and southwestern Madagascar

CONSERVATION STATUS: Endangered
                                                   

FUN FACT: 

Ring-tailed lemurs live in groups of 3-27 individuals, called troops, that have about the same number of males and females. They have a matriarchal social system, where the females are always dominant. The males of a troop do have their own social hierarchy separate from the females

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