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Infants Announced: Two Critically Endangered Blue-Eyed Black Lemurs Born at the Duke Lemur Center

  Infants Announced: Two Critically Endangered Blue-Eyed Black Lemurs Born at the Duke Lemur Center We’re thrilled to announce our newest arrivals: two critically endangered Eulemur flavifrons infants, McKinnon and Poehler! Both blue-eyed girls were born within a day of one another: McKinnon on March 22 to parents Wiig and Hiddleston, and Poehler on March […]



AnkomPalooza and Madagascar-California Drawing Exchange

AnkomPalooza and Madagascar-California drawing exchange By Lydia Greene, DLC researcher and Duke PhD candidate Getting excited about the upcoming Lemurpalooza? We on the DLC’s SAVA team in Madagascar are sad to miss it, and so we held our own AnkomPalooza (Ankomba means lemur in Malagasy)! We threw the event at the local primary school in Manantenina, […]



Earth Day Open House: April 22, 2017

Celebrate Earth Day at the Duke Lemur Center! Join us for our Earth Day Open House from 11:00 AM ’til 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 22. Guests are invited to walk the tour path at their own pace, stopping to talk about the amazing lemurs and science of the DLC with docents, staff, and researchers […]



Update on Cyclone Aftermath in Madagascar

Duke Lemur Center accepting and directing gifts to community rebuilding By Charlie Welch, Conservation Coordinator Massive crop loss, damage in SAVA region On 7 March 2017, a very powerful category 4 tropical cyclone Enawo made landfall in northeastern Madagascar and swept down the entire length of the island country. There was flooding and some wind damage in […]