Their name is derived from the Latin word ‘lemures’, which means ‘haunter” or spirits of the night.’
Lemurs are nocturnal primates and dwell in trees. They are found in the Madagascar and Comoro islands off the African coast.
They are social by nature and move in groups or ‘troups.’ Within each troup, the male and female hierarchies are defined clearly.
Are macropods or marsupials that are not large enough to be considered kangaroos.
Are medium sized marsupials and belong to the genus Dasyurus, which means “hairy tail”.
Are warm-blooded marsupial animals and their scientific name is Phasclarctos Cinereus.
Are the largest of the living primates and they share 98% of their genes with humans.
Are small arboreal mammals related to weasels, skunks and raccoons and belonging to the Ailuridae family.
Are medium-sized African antelopes that can leap to a height of 10 feet or 33 feet ahead when running.
Are partially arboreal marsupials with long thick tails, pointed snout and long fox-like tapering ears belonging to the order Diprotodontia.
Have a stocky but powerful built and can weigh up to about 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs when fully grown.
Are small wild canine animals that have a bushy tail and red, brown or grayish colored fur.
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Are ‘prosimians’ or ‘pre-primates’ that translates roughly as ‘before monkeys’