The wild ruffed lemurs are primarily frugivorous, but they also eat flowers, leaves and other vegetables.
A varied diet is very important to avoid boredom and loss of appetite.
Fresh water every day at all times.
Give your monkey commercial primate diet supplemented with:
- fresh leaves and branches (Hibiscus, Eugenia and Syzygium)
- fresh vegetables like carrots, cellery and spinach
- cooked vegetables like green beans
- hard boiled eggs
- sweet potato
- fresh fruit like mango and apple
- Vitamin supplements
“Tracy Williams takes care of most of the African animals at their zoo, but she is specialized in primates. Her favorites are the lemurs. They found out that a wrong diet with to much iron leads to a disease called Hemosiderosis.” Hemosiderosis – by Tracy Williams