Lemurs

Primates in peril

Primates are fascinating. They are intelligent, live in complex societies and are a vital part of the ecosystem. Lemurs, lorises, galagos, tarsiers, …

Primates

Newborn lemur variegatus triplets meet public in Guangzhou

Lemur variegatus triplets are seen at Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, June 16, 2018. The lemur …

News (China)

2 rare baby lemurs are now on display at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Two critically endangered lemur babies are now on display at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.<p>They were born May 8 to first-time mother Hoskins, 7, …

Primates

In Madagascar, an island with unique species is a biking biologist’s dream

A biologist by training, I ask a lot of questions — so many that I’ve been compared to Frank Columbo, the 1970s TV detective whose tag line was, “Just one more thing . . .” My inquisitiveness, however, focuses on understanding the curious attributes and adaptations of plants and animals.<p>Questions …

Lifestyle

Sex hormones don't keep lemur dads from being good parents - Futurity

Scientists have thought lower levels of sex hormones in new human dads could enable more nurturing parenting. New lemur research may upend that idea.

Primates

Tankful: Safari Wilderness in Lakeland

<b>LAKELAND, Fla. --</b> Sitting on hundreds of acres, nestled in the heart of Central Florida, you’ll find a spot that transports you to another place and …

Wildlife

Russian Cat and Lemur Make Predictions Ahead of 2018 World Cup Opener

Moscow is buzzing in anticipation of the opening match of the 2018 World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Another matchup is also taking shape …

Primates

Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting -- at least not in lemurs

Surprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, …

Primates

The ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best winter activities

Summer is cool, but we think the colder months have a special appeal. If you ask us, winter is where it’s at. Or more specifically, <i>winter in …

Fashion (Australia)

Biodiversity champion wins Indianapolis Prize for conservation work

The seventh recipient of the prize has been credited with protecting hundreds of species and millions of acres of critical habitat around the world. …

Biodiversity

Indianapolis Zoo announces 2018 Indianapolis Prize winner

Video<p>INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The Indianapolis Zoo has announced the winner for the 2018 Indianapolis Prize, a prestigious award given to those who have …

Conservation

Full Show Audio & Videos: Perpetual Groove Returns To The Culture Room

Listen to audio and watch video highlights of Perpetual Groove's recent visit to The Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale.The post Full Show Audio & …

Fort Lauderdale

This Week’s Milestones: June 10-16, 2018

June 11, 1901 The second Philippine Commission headed by William Howard Taft unified then Manila province and then Morong province to become Rizal …

Asia

Prague zoo says it's on its way to breeding rare lemurs

PRAGUE (AP) - Prague's zoo says its attempt to breed critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs is on the right track.<p>David Vala, the zoo's …

Primates

Critically endangered twin black and white ruffed lemurs born at NC center

The critically endangered black and white ruffed lemur now has two new additions to its population with the birth of twin sisters at the Duke Lemur …

Primates

A Mysterious Die-off of Dozens of Dancing Lemurs

A troop of Verreaux’s sifakas are a lively bunch. When these lanky, white-and-brown primates aren’t leaping through the canopy of Madagascar’s …

Primates

Toxic toads could devastate Madagascar’s biodiversity

In 2014, a toxic invasive species—the Asian common toad—was spotted in Madagascar’s largest seaport. Conservation biologists quickly sounded an …

Zoology

Man accused of stealing animals from zoo released on bail

BARRIE – One of two men charged with the theft of live exotic jungle animals from the Elmvale Zoo was released on bail Monday.Alex Perlmutter, 21, of …

Crime

Momo's Story, The Baby Lemur Rescued By C.A.R.E.

5 hours ago<p>My wife and I have been going to <b>C.A.R.E. in Bridgeport</b> for over a decade. Much better than a zoo, C.A.R.E. is a non-profit dedicated to …

Primates

Lemur allegedly stolen from Ontario zoo found safe; two other animals still outstanding

Police say a lemur who disappeared from an Ontario zoo following an alleged break-in is safe, but the hunt is still on for his compatriots — a …

Primates

Ottawa man arrested after a lemur, baby gibbon and tortoise were snatched from zoo

Three animals snatched during a zoo caper in central Ontario were still missing Saturday, a day after police collared a 21-year-old Ottawa man in …

Crime

Suspect sought in zoo animal theft

Ontario Provincial Police have released a suspect's picture in the May 29 theft of a tortoise, a gibbon monkey and a black-and-white lemur from the …

Ontario

Sacramento Zoo Celebrating New Brew Inspired By Animal

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Boxes of beer are being brewed to help raise money for the Sacramento Zoo and you can help by coming out for a taste.It’s …

Primates

Cyclists set off on charity ride for bereavement charity – The Pembrokeshire Herald

FOLLY FARM has welcomed twin black and white ruffed lemurs to the zoo.<p>Joining their five other siblings, the brothers were born this month to mum …

Pembrokeshire

Paris Bucket List: 45 Must-Have Experiences in Paris

If you are planning a trip to Paris, how do you decide what to do? There are the places that people dream about visiting on their first visit to …

France

« VIP Room » : l’espace réservé aux passagers First au salon Skyteam de Londres Heathrow !

Le salon Skyteam de l’aéroport de Londres Heathrow – premier de la désormais longue lignée – n’est, avec certitude, pas le meilleur de tous. En …

France

Zoo pleads for return of stolen monkey, lemur and tortoise

An Ontario zoo is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the return of a monkey, a lemur and a tortoise stolen from the facility.

Primates

Would You Trade a Mainland Mexico Surf Trip for a Texas Pool Party?

That's exactly what the SUPERbrand Surfboards team does in their new edit "Wacky in Waco." Spoiler alert: they score<p>The SUPERbrand Surfboards team …

Surfing

Miami Herald journalist reports what she learned at career day

When my 9-year-old niece, Shayla Strickland, asked me to speak at her school's career day, I wasn't exactly enthusiastic.<p>For starters, I am not a …

Florida International University

Someone stole a lemur, a tortoise and a baby gibbon from the Elmvale zoo | The Star

Someone has stolen a lemur, a tortoise and a baby gibbon from the Elmvale Jungle Zoo.<p>Between 10 p.m. Monday and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, JC the lemur, …

Canadian News