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Crowned lemur +

Eulemur coronatus

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
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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.


Order: primates; Family: lemuridae


Predominantly fruits, but also fresh leaves and insects in the dry season


Primarily deciduous dry lowland forest and semi-dry forest on the North Coast of the Cap d’Ambre Peninsula (Madagascar)


1–2 offspring; gestation period: ca. 125 days

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Endangered (EN)

Status according to Red List:Endangered (EN)

IUCN web page

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