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Notes from the Field, Part II: Birds, Micromammals, & Herps

In the Duke Lemur Center’s new “Notes from the Field” series, we follow DLC researcher and SAVA Conservation Project Coordinator Marina Blanco on a field expedition to Madagascar. This is the second entry in our multi-part series. From Marina: An Introduction We made it to camp with some delay. Weather has been fantastic but terrain is hard. I […]



Notes from the Field, Part I: A New & Exciting Research Challenge for DLC/SAVA Conservation

In the Duke Lemur Center’s new “Notes from the Field” series, we follow DLC researcher and SAVA Conservation Project Coordinator Marina Blanco on a field expedition to Madagascar. This is the first entry in our multi-part series. From Marina: An Introduction As a Duke Lemur Center research postdoc, I had several opportunities to participate in field expeditions […]



Join the Duke Lemur Center in Madagascar!

Magical Madagascar EcoTour 2017 Now accepting reservations Date: June 19, 2017-July 1, 2017 Region: Africa Activity Level: Strenuous Arrangements: Terra Incognita Ecotours Click here to view our 9-page, full-color brochure! Madagascar is one of the highest conservation priorities on the planet due to its high level of endemic biota, and the rapid rate at which much of […]



Lemur Center Reeling from Sudden Death of Four Aye-Ayes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 CONTACT: Karl Leif Bates | (919) 681-8054 | karl.bates@duke.edu LEMUR CENTER REELING FROM SUDDEN DEATH OF FOUR AYE-AYES DURHAM, N.C. — A mysterious affliction has killed four endangered aye-ayes at the Duke Lemur Center in the last 24 hours. All four — two males and two females ranging in […]