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The cat-sized crowned lemurs are well known for the different coloured crowns on their heads. They do not have a distinct day/night cycle and are both diurnal and nocturnal. Individuals scent mark their territory with urine as well as scent glands located in the anal region or the neck.
|Classification||Order: primates; Family: lemuridae|
|Diet||Predominantly fruits, but also fresh leaves and insects in the dry season|
|Habitat||Primarily deciduous dry lowland forest and semi-dry forest on the North Coast of the Cap d’Ambre Peninsula (Madagascar)|
|Reproduction||1–2 offspring; gestation period: ca. 125 days|