Habitat: The highland forest areas of southern and southwestern Madagascar
Length: 5-18” Body 37-43” including tail
Weight: 4.9 lb
Gestation: 135 days
Number of Young: 1 or 2
Conservation Status: Near Threatened
- When traveling in their home range, they keep their tails raised in the air, like flags, to keep group members together.
- Have scent glands on their wrist and chests that they use to mark their foraging routs.
- Males will participate in stink fights by anointing tails with scent and arch their tails over their bodies and wave them at their opponent.
Ring Tailed Lemur Coloring Sheet