Red-bellied lemur

Red bellied lemurThe Red-bellied Lemur (Eulemur rubriventer) lives in the East-Madagascar rainforests, where it feeds on flowers, fruits and leaves and some toxic millipedes, which they drool on first, to neutralize the toxins. They exhibit both diurnal and nocturnal activities, though mainly diurnal. Females lead the groups foraging of about 5 lemurs. Lemurs use their lower incisors as a comb to groom troop members. They use, among other communications, chemicals to communicate. The prominent forehead scent gland of males is used to help mark territories..

Keywords: red , brown , white , diurnal

The Red-bellied lemur is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the redbellied lemur
A redbellied lemur group is called a 'troop'.
Countries
Madagascar
Red-bellied lemur habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest
Some facts about the
Red-bellied lemur

Adult weight : 1.765 kg (3.883 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 20 years

Gestation : 130 days

Litter size : 1

Weight at birth : 0.086 kg (0.1892 lbs)

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