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Red-bellied Lemur

Eulemur rubriventer

Red-bellied lemurs, like all lemurs, are prosimians, which means they are closely related to monkeys and other primates.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 36 - 42cm
Weight: 2 - 2.4kg

habitat

Habitat

The red-bellied lemur is found throughout the mountainous rainforests of eastern Madagascar

diet

Diet

In the wild red-bellied lemurs will eat mostly fruit, flowers and leaves and are actually important seed dispersers for many plants.

behaviour

Breeding

The female usually gives birth to one young after a pregnancy of around 4 months, however twins are not uncommon.

threat

Conservation

The major threats to the red-bellied lemurs are habitat loss, for agriculture and timber, and hunting. Our red-bellied lemurs are part of the European Conservation Breeding Programme and we have had 5 young here at Africa Alive!

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