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Lemur Facts & Trivia for kids
- Lemurs are primates and related to monkeys.
- Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar.
- A group of Lemurs is called a troop.
- Lemurs are not as smart of other primates.
- Lemurs have a far more powerful sense of smell than monkeys and apes.
- Lemurs often use scent to communicate with one another.
- At one time there were Lemurs living all over the world.
- There are 80+ species of Lemurs that can be found all over Madagascar.
- The smallest Lemur is the mouse lemur and it could sit in your hand comfortably.
- The largest species of lemur is the Indri, which is about 2 and a half feet tall.
- The lemurs forward pointing eyes allow it to judge distances well, which helps it leap between trees.
- Lemurs have long tails.
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