Ring-tailed Lemur

Lemur catta

Class Mammalia   Ring-tailed Lemur
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Order Primates
Distribution Madagascar
Habitat Open wooded terrain
Conservation Status Endangered. Listed under Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Behaviour Arboreal and terrestrial. Diurnal. Live in social groups up to 20 heads. Normally shelter in rock crevices and caves.
Diet Mainly fruit. Also take small animals, insects and flowers.