Madagascar Bleeds

During the summer of 2015, the DLC brought a student from the North Carolina School of Science and Math to participate in education program activities. Caleb Caton joined the team and led tours, maintained the tour path and gardens, and he wrote this blog report on a topic of his choosing – erosion in Madagascar. […]

Fall Lemurpalooza 2015!

It’s back! Bring a blanket, join us for a picnic, and meet the lemurs in the Adopt-a-Lemur Program at the Duke Lemur Center (DLC), from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 26th. Your sponsorship will help us care for the lemurs at DLC and support the conservation work we do around the world. Food […]

A day in the life of an Education Department Intern

Every summer, the Duke Lemur Center brings 25 interns to learn and work across all departments. Animal care, enrichment, research, fossil primates, development and education interns spend 10 weeks gaining firsthand experience in care, management and engagement. Here, education intern Kaitlynn Lamm shares some of her experience. July 21, 2015 — My job description will […]

Heirs to Madagascar’s Royal Throne Are Born: Two New Baby Ring-Tailed Lemurs Named Princess Julien and … Princess Julien

                    In a Milestone for the Planet’s Most Threatened Group of Mammals, the Duke Lemur Center Welcomes Two Baby Ring-tailed Lemurs – Both Named in Honor of (and Deference to) King Julien XIII DURHAM, N.C. (June 3, 2015) – The world’s critically endangered lemur population has […]