Red ruffed Lemur ©www.dphotographer.co.uk
Red ruffed Lemur ©www.dphotographer.co.uk

Order Primates

Family Lemuridae

Scientific Name

Varecia rubra

Thumbnail Description

It is one of the largest primates of Madagascar

Size and Weight

BODY-LENGTH: 53 cm (21 in)

TAIL: 60 cm (24 in)

WEIGHT: 3.3–3.6 kg (7.3–7.9 lb)

Habitat

Rainforests

Distribution

Madagascar

Diet

Fruits, leaves, shoots

Reproduction

6 (2 – 3 avg.)

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

15 – 20 years (wild) 25 years (captivity)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Loud booming calls

Behavior

Form groups of 2 – 16 individuals

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered