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Introducing Bijou & Nacho, Endangered Infants Born at Duke Lemur Center

The Duke Lemur Center is delighted to announce the births of two infants, Bijou and Nacho! Bijou, a female collared lemur (Eulemur fulvus collaris), was born on April 5, 2017 to parents Odette and Quintin. This gal is notoriously tough to photograph, but our stealthy photographer David Haring finally succeeded in snapping the adorable images below. Collared lemurs are […]



The Original Treehuggers: A Gift from Artist Arriyan Peagler

The Duke Lemur Center received a very special gift today! Artist Arriyan Peagler, pictured here in front of Lemur Landing, drove from Virginia to deliver his incredible DLC-inspired sculpture, “The Original Treehuggers”! Arriyan visited the Duke Lemur Center in 2014 and fell in love with not just the animals but also the kindness of the staff. One […]



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, […]