[Varecia variegata]
  Habitat: Lowland to mid-altitude rainforests
  Length:
20-24"
  Tail Length: 23-26"
  Weight: 7-10 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 19 years
  Gestation Period: 3 months
  Number of Young: 2 to 3
  Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

 


  - Dominant female leads and defends the group
  - Is the only true lemur to build a nest for their young
  - Tails are not prehensile
  - Different alarm calls specify the location of danger and the type of predator
  - Rarely descends to the ground in the wild

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