Mongoose Lemur ©www.animalphotos.me
Mongoose Lemur ©www.animalphotos.me

Order Primates

Family Lemuridae

Scientific Name

Eulemur mongoz

Thumbnail Description

Mongoose lemurs are arboreal, with the ability to jump several meters from one tree to another

Size and Weight

TOTAL-LENGTH: 12 to 18 inches (300 to 460 mm)

TAIL: 16 to 25 inches (410 to 640 mm)

Habitat

Dry deciduous forests

Distribution

Madagascar

Diet

Grubs, beetles, nectar

Reproduction

1 – 3

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

26 years (captivity) 18 – 20 years (wild)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Aggressive

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

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