Ruffed Lemur - General Information

Black and white ruffer Lemur

Distribution: Forests of Madagascar (east / north-east)

Social groups: Family groups of appr. 2-5 indiviuals (breeding pair with their offspring).

Lifespan: 26 years

Length:

Head + Body: 20-22 inches (50-55 cm)
Tail: 22-25 inches (55-60 cm)

Weight: 7-12 pounds (3-6kg)

Color : Thick and soft black fur with varying amounts of white on the head, limbs and back.

Red ruffer Lemur

Distribution: Forests of Madagascar (east / north-east)

Social groups: Family groups of appr. 2-5 indiviuals (breeding pair with their offspring).

Lifespan: 26 years

Length: Head + Body : 18-24 inches (45-60 cm)

Weight: 7-10 pounds (3-5kg)

Color: Thick and soft mainly red fur with black underparts and tail and white patches on the limbs.