Crowned lemur

Crowned lemur The Crowned Lemur (Eulemur coronatus) lives on the island of Madagascar. They are exlusively found in the North of Madagascar and are about the same size as a normal housecat. Gestation length is roughly 125 days. Matings occur in late May and June, resulting in births between mid September and October. Although they can reach an age of 36 in captivity, the lifespan in the wild will be a lot lower... Groups can range between 5 to 15 individuals, with an average group size is 5 or 6. Females are dominant over males.

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The Crowned 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 crowned lemur
A crowned lemur group is called a 'troop'.
Crowned lemur habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest
Some facts about the
Crowned lemur

Adult weight : 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 27 years

Female maturity :608 days

Gestation : 126 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.07 kg (0.154 lbs)

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