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Evening with the Experts Seminar Series -October

October 22, 2014 6:30pm DLC Lead Technician, Julie McKinney An Unusual House Call – Saving Aye-ayes in Madagascar On the evening of March 15, 2014, in the rainforests of Madagascar, a veterinary team from the Duke Lemur Center made an unusual house call. Their patient was a female aye-aye . She was one of five […]



Back from the Forest: Duke ENGAGE students come home

August 28, 2014 – Duke students Faye Goodwin and Kyle Smith returned from Madagascar, finishing their two-month service learning project in the SAVA funded by Duke Engage. Here, Faye reflects on her experience and the lessons learned in the field. We’re glad to have them both back safe and sound. Thank you both for your dedication and […]



Have we helped? Duke ENGAGE students get ready to come home

August 5, 2014 – Duke students Faye Goodwin and Kyle Smith have begun their last month in Madagascar as part of a two-month service learning project funded by Duke Engage. Here, Faye reflects on the final days of their experience, their work and their legacy. 70 days, 1,523 data points, 3 lemurs, 15 fecal samples, ½ […]



Nearly 50 years of lemur data now available online

July 24, 2014 – A 48-year archive of life history data for the world’s largest and most diverse collection of endangered primates is now digital and available online.The Duke Lemur Center database allows visitors to view and download data for more than 3600 animals representing 27 species of lemurs, lorises and galagos — distant primate […]