Duke Lemur Center in the News

Lemurs chat only with their best friends
Dec. 28, 2015
Science News

Up close with lemur gut bugs
Oct. 29, 2015
American Scientist

The aye-aye and the finger of death
Oct. 29, 2015
Pacific Standard

Duke Lemur Center educates and entertains
June 23, 2015
Our State Magazine

Far from ‘Madagascar’, sanctuary welcomes lemur ‘Princesses’
June 4, 2015
NBC News

Duke Lemur Center and King Julien announce new baby lemurs
June 4, 2015
Duke Today

Duke Lemur Center welcomes twin girl lemurs
June 3, 2015
WRAL

2 baby lemurs welcomed at Duke Lemur Center
June 3, 2015
WNCN

Ageing secrets of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur
May 29, 2015
BBC Radio

Lemur Females Rule – Because They Have Male Hormones?
May 19, 2015
Science 2.0

Why females rule in lemur land
May 17, 2015
Charlotte Observer

Biologists Explain Female Social Dominance in Malagasy Lemurs
May 13, 2015
Sci-News.com

Why Female Lemurs Dominate the Guys: Testosterone
May 13, 2015
Science World Report

Male Hormones Help Lemur Females Rule
May 12, 2015
Duke Today

Duke study links lemur hibernation with life span
Apr 7, 2015
WUNC

Study of hibernating lemurs could provide clues to longevity in people
Apr 5, 2015
News & Observer

Lemur hibernation may hold clues to longer life
Apr 2, 2015
Discovery News

Clues to aging from long-lived lemurs
March 30, 2015
Duke Today

Take Five: A weekend of live music, beer, bacon and lemurs
March 26, 2015
News & Observer

Duke Lemur Center plans first Eggstravaganza
March 11, 2015
WRAL

What hope is there for Madagascar’s threatened lemurs?
Feb 26, 2015
BBC

Look out lemurs: climate change is taking your land
Feb 19, 2015
Scientific American

Models predict where lemurs will go as climate warms
Feb 18, 2015
Duke Today

Duke Lemur Center tackles extinction scenario
Dec 17, 2014
The Herald-Sun

DNA sheds light on why largest lemurs went extinct
Dec 16, 2014
Duke Today

Triangle lemur who starred on popular PBS show dies
‎Nov 14, 2014‎
WRAL.com

Lemur star of Zoboomafoo remembered as playful and caring
Nov 13, 2014
Duke Chronicle

Internet mourns loss of celebrity lemur Zoboomafoo
‎Nov 12, 2014‎
USA TODAY

Jovian, who played ‘Zoboomafoo’ on TV, has died at the Duke Lemur Center
‎Nov 12, 2014‎
Charlotte Observer

NC star of ‘Zoboomafoo’ has died at Duke Lemur Center
Nov 12, 2014
Fox 8

Jovian, the lemur from PBS’s Zoboomafoo, dead at 20
‎Nov 12, 2014‎
CBC.ca

Lemur star of TV’s Zoboomafoo dies
‎Nov 12, 2014‎
The Globe and Mail

Preservation lemur: Center raises conservation awareness
Oct. 29, 2014
Durham Herald-Sun

Leaping Lemurs
Oct. 15, 2014
UNC-TV

Duke’s lemurs may hold key to deep space travel
Sept. 30, 2014
WNCN

Could vaccines help save endangered lemurs? (video)
Sept. 30, 2014
National Geographic

What I learned from hanging out with lemurs
Sept. 10, 2014
The Week

Can’t get to Madagascar? You can still see lemurs
Sept. 6, 2014
The Boston Globe

Do lemurs hold the secret to suspended animation?
Sept. 5, 2014
Slate Magazine

Raising cute baby lemurs to save a species
Aug 27, 2014
National Geographic

Exotic animal adventures in NC: Duke Lemur Center
July 31, 2014
The Fayetteville Observer

Lemurs: Everything you could ever want to know about the world’s most endangered mammals
July 30, 2014
International Business Times

The lives of lemurs, uploaded to the web
July 28, 2014
BBC News

We’ll never be able to collect data this in-depth on lemurs ever again
July 28, 2014
io9

Nearly 50 years of lemur data are now available online
July 24, 2014
Duke Lemur Center blog

Population growing at Duke Lemur Center
July 18, 2014
WRAL

Visit North Carolina’s lemur sanctuary
June 2014
Discover Magazine

Smellophone call
June 2014
Natural History magazine

Emma Wellbaum: close watching of lemur social dynamics
June 8, 2014
Duke Today

Weekend best bets: lemurs, beavers and Weezer
June 5, 2014
Durham Magazine

The week ahead: Lemurpalooza
June 2, 2014
WRAL

Genome sequences show how lemurs fight infection
May 30, 2014
Duke Today

Duke Lemur Center offers unique up-close experiences
May 21, 2014
WRAL

Newborn lemurs attract visitors
May 15, 2014
Duke Chronicle

Durham’s bouncing baby lemurs
May 8, 2014
News & Observer

Walking with lemurs (video)
May 8, 2014
News & Observer

Walking with lemurs (slideshow)
May 8, 2014
News & Observer

Duke Lemur Center welcomes new additions
May 8, 2014
WNCN Channel 17

Lemurs in 3-D
May 6, 2014
The State of Things, WUNC

Can Humans Hibernate? Ask the dwarf lemur
April 25, 2014
Scientific American Guest Blog

Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice
April 17, 2014
National Science Foundation daily news digest

Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice
Apr 15, 2014
Duke Today

A History of the Duke Lemur Center
Apr 15, 2014
The Chronicle

Do lemurs like to move it-move it?

Apr 2, 2014
PLoS Blogs

Heads up
Apr 1, 2014
Natural History

Duke lemurs star in conservation documentary
Apr 1, 2014
Duke Chronicle

Lemurs get their week in the Triangle, and a movie too
Mar 31, 2014
News & Observer

Sci-Ed joins Lemur Week (video)
Mar 31, 2014
PLoS Blogs

Lemur Week highlights Duke, IMAX movie
Mar 31, 2014
WRAL

From Madagascar to NC: Local lemurs star in IMAX film
Mar 31, 2014
Durham Herald Sun

Leapin’ lemurs! “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” opens at IMAX
Mar 28, 2014
Indianapolis Star

IMAX Celebrates Lemur Week March 29-April 4
Mar 27, 2014
The Wall Street Journal

Lemurs star (briefly) in new IMAX film
Mar 27, 2014
Duke Today

Get wild during ‘Lemur Week’
Mar 27, 2014
Duke Today

Some animals move through the treetops with help from a stiff back
Mar 26, 2014
Duke Research Blog

Cute baby animals you have to see this year
Mar 2014
Travel and Leisure

This week’s dream:  Madagascar’s magic mountain
March 14, 2014
Week Magazine

Cinematic Celebration
Mar 4, 2014
Durham Magazine

Fruit-loving lemurs score higher on spatial memory tests
Feb 21, 2014
Duke Today

Madagascar rainforests: at home with the lemurs
Feb 21, 2014
The Guardian

Lemur lovers’ synced scents reflect strength of their bond (video)
February 14, 2014
National Science Foundation

Love is in the air with lemurs, Duke study finds
February 14, 2014
WUNC

How Madagascar’s upright bats made their way
February 14, 2014
Nature

Lemurs in love take on the same smell
Feb 14, 2014
National Geographic

5 ways to save your relationship with science (video)
Feb 13, 2014
Discovery Channel

Lemur loves: Scent-marking mates call Duke Lemur Center home
Feb 13, 2014
The Herald-Sun

The smell of lemurs in love
Feb 8, 2014
CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks

Sucker-footed bat relatives discovered in Egypt, ‘ancient lineage’ proven by fossil find
February 5, 2014
International Business Times

Holy missing link, Batman! Ancient bat lineage unearthed in Egypt
Feb 5, 2014
Christian Science Monitor

Madagascar’s tiny ‘sucker-foots’ give old bat new meaning
Feb 4, 2014
Chicago Tribune

Sucker-footed fossils broaden the bat map
Feb. 4, 2014
Duke Today

Lemurs in love start to smell alike
Feb 3, 2014
Popular Science

The smell of success: Is the key to a happy relationship having the same scent as your partner?
Jan 31, 2014
UK Daily Mail

Lemur lovers sync their scents
Jan 31, 2014
Duke Today

Lemur babies of older moms less likely to get hurt
Dec 18, 2013
Duke Today

Pretty pictures show lemurs responding to changing climate
Dec 12, 2013
Duke Research Blog

Lemurs take advantage of what others see, but not hear
Nov 26, 2013
Wired Magazine

Lemurs’ neck bling tracks siestas, insomnia
Nov 5, 2013
Duke Research Blog

Lemurpalooza! Meet the new lemurs to our Adopt-a-Lemur program and decide who you would like to support
Sept 19, 2013
Duke Lemur Center/YouTube

Loris: Adorable mammal with a deadly bite
Sept 16, 2013
Vetstreet.com

Lemur research could provide insight on human sleep patterns
Sept 11, 2013
Duke Chronicle

Lemurpalooza: Adopt a lemur and help protect and care for endangered animals at Duke
Sept 9, 2013
Durham Magazine

Snoozing lemurs hint at why we sleep
September 6, 2013
Futurity

Cute lemur a boon for long duration space flight?
Sept 5, 2013
Discovery News

Odd hibernating primate, fat-tailed dwarf lemur, may help scientists understand human sleep
Sept 5, 2013
Huffington Post

Fat-tailed lemurs may point the way to sci-fi-like suspended animation
Sept 4, 2013
NBCNews

Could lemur hibernation answer space travel questions?
Sept 4, 2013
Los Angeles Times

Studying lemur hibernation could explain the benefits of sleep
Sept 4, 2013
WUNC

Lemur hibernation patterns shed light onto why humans sleep
Sept 4, 2013
U.S. News & World Report

Could people hibernate? Lemurs give clues
Sept 4, 2013
National Geographic

Hibernating lemurs hint at the secrets of sleep
Sept 4, 2013
Phys.Org

World’s only hibernating primate has strange sleep patterns
Sept 4, 2013
LiveScience.com

Hibernating is not the only unique thing about this primate
Sept 4, 2013
Science 2.0

Hibernating lemurs hint at the secrets of sleep
Sept 4, 2013
Duke Today

Animal expert Julie Scardina on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Aug 30, 2013
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

DLC’s new lemurs could aid Alzheimer’s research
Aug 29, 2013
Duke Chronicle

Tiny lemur twins born at the Duke Lemur Center
Aug 20, 2013
Zooborns

Meet Filbert (or why some of the world’s tiniest primates could help us understand the aging brain)
Aug 13, 2013
Duke University Research News

Fossils, Ancient Texts and … Moss? Unique Duke collections you may not know
Aug 7, 2013
Duke Today

What can social behavior in lemurs tell us about ourselves?
July 2, 2013
Scientific American

Lemurs’ intelligence, ‘street smarts,’ may be more developed in social animals, researchers say
July 1, 2013
Huffington Post

How lemurs and monkeys exploit the social wisdom of crowds
June 27, 2013
NBC News

Social lemurs make better larcenists, scientists say
June 27, 2013
Christian Science Monitor

Lemurs have quirks too
June 27, 2013
Audubon Magazine

Lemurs’ group size predicts social intelligence
Science News
June 26, 2013

Duke researchers study lemurs to determine “social intelligence”
June 26, 2013
The Herald-Sun

More friends make lemurs better thieves (but what does it mean for brain evolution?)
June 26, 2013
Scientific American

Do lemurs have personalities?
June 25, 2013
National Geographic

Stuff we like: Duke Lemur Center
June 21, 2013
Durham Magazine

Lemur personalities vary from shy to ‘mean as sin’
June 19, 2013
Futurity

Personality test finds some mouse lemurs shy, others bold
June 18, 2013
Duke Today

Lemur escapes Duke Lemur Center in Durham
May 24, 2013
MyFOX8.com

Lemur escapes on five-hour ramble in Durham
May 24, 2013
WRAL

An evening with lemurs
May 21, 2013
Durham Magazine

Walking with the lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center
May 7, 2013
News and Observer

Lemurs celebrate spring
May 7, 2013
The Raleigh News & Observer

Spring release of the lemurs at Duke
May 7, 2013
The Raleigh News & Observer

Lemurs’ long-buried secrets revealed
May 3, 2013
COSMOS Magazine

You might find a hibernating lemur underground
May 2, 2013
Wild Things

Primate hibernation more common than previously thought
May 2, 2013
Duke Today

Are these dwarf lemurs the key to long-distance space travel?
May 2, 2013
io9.com

Radio collars reveal hibernating lemurs
May 2, 2013
Futurity

More hibernating lemurs found in Madagascar
May 2, 2013
Nature World News

The hibernating lemur that feeds on its tail
May 2, 2013
New Scientist

The lemur underground
May 1, 2013
Natural History Magazine

Lemurs go for local food (print edition only)
May – June 2013
Triangle Gardener

I see you: new mouse lemurs spotted
March 29, 2013
Science Magazine

DNA splits new look-alike lemurs
March 29, 2013
Futurity

Diversity of Madagascar’s lemurs grows
March 29, 2013
BioTechniques

Duke Lemur Center head identifies 2 new species
March 27, 2013
Duke Chronicle

DNA says lemur lookalikes are two new species
March 27, 2013
Duke Today

Duke Lemur Center head identifies 2 new species
March 27, 2013
The Chronicle

Two new species added to world lemur count
March 26, 2013
UPI.com

DNA says lemur lookalikes are two new species
March 26, 2013
Eurekalert

Tiny lookalike lemurs are actually two new species
March 26, 2013
NBC News

Two new species of mouse lemur found in Madagascar
March 26, 2013
Scientific American

Rat-size ancestor said to link man and beast
Feb 8, 2013
New York Times

Lemurs are the most endangered mammals on the planet, and this adorable baby is their future
Feb 1, 2013
Smithsonian Magazine

Saving the silky sifaka
Feb 1, 2013
Duke Today

Duke Lemur Center to launch first camp this summer
Jan 28, 2013
WRAL.com

Duke Lemur Center adds office in Madagascar
Jan 27, 2013
Duke Chronicle

Lemur parasites may expand across Madagascar thanks to climate change
Jan 25, 2013
RedOrbit

Will lemurs survive parasites gone wild?
Jan 24, 2013
Futurity

Parasites of Madagascar’s lemurs expanding with climate change
Jan 23, 2013
Duke Today

Parasites of Madagascar’s lemurs expanding with climate change
Jan 23, 2013
Duke News

Parasites of Madagascar’s lemurs expanding with climate change
Jan 23, 2013
National Science Foundation News

Video: Duke Lemur Center
Jan 10, 2013
UNC TV

Saving the silky sifaka
Dec 18, 2012
Durham Herald Sun

Lemur researcher works to save endangered species
Dec 18, 2012
Baltimore Sun

Lemur vet plays the blues
Dec 17, 2012
Duke Today

Lemur researcher works to save endangered species
Dec 14, 2012
Baltimore Sun

Op-ed: Preserving lemurs, forests and livelihoods
Dec 10, 2012
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke symposium to address lemur endangerment
Dec 3, 2012
Duke Chronicle

Film outlines effects of illegal logging on lemurs
Nov 27, 2012
Duke Chronicle

Want to watch lemurs? Head to, of all places, North Carolina
Nov 14, 2012
NBC News

Duke’s very own Dr. Doolittle
Nov 14, 2012
ESPN-W

Falling in love with the world’s most endangered primates
Oct 31, 2012
Scientific American

Student petitions for bus to Duke Lemur Center
Oct 26, 2012
Duke Chronicle

Duke Lemur Center offers new preschool program; deal offered for Go Ask Mom Readers!
Oct 14, 2012
WRAL.com

Lemur headgear helps researchers probe prehistory
Oct 8, 2012
Wired

Postcard: Durham, North Carolina
Oct 5, 2012
Bon Appetit

Meet Maky, Duke’s lemur mascot
Sept 18, 2012
Duke Today

These adorable lemurs are on the verge of extinction
July 16, 2012
Smithsonian Magazine

The mysterious brain of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur, the world’s only hibernating primate
June 19, 2012
Scientific American

World’s smallest primate
May 18, 2012
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel

‘Romeo’ is dead, but lemur conservation endures
Jan 23, 2012
New York Times

Star search: Could the grey mouse lemur be the next best model for human disease?
Dec 21, 2011
HHMI Bulletin

Duke conservationist nominated for major prize
Nov 29, 2011
‎Durham Herald-Sun

Gregg Gunnell: Managing the Fossils Duke’s noted fossil collection is under new management
Oct 21, 2011
Duke Today

Feed a lemur, castrate a calf: the real value of some unusual student jobs
Sept 15, 2011
Chronicle of Higher Education

The tricky chemistry of attraction
May 10, 2011
Wall Street Journal

Richard Branson gets flak for lemur relocation plan
Apr 25, 2011
Reuters

Lemur refuge raises alarm
Apr 23, 2011
News & Observer

Column: Visiting the relatives
Mar 22, 2011
Durham News

Listen to the lemurs
Feb 1, 2011
WUNC’s The State of Things

Photo safari — Duke Lemur Centre
Jan 17, 2011
Discover Magazine

Top 10 Reader Photos
Jan 6, 2011
Architectural Record

Lemurs found to be a lot like humans
Nov 22, 2010
NECN

Lemurs have a knack for numbers
Nov 20, 2010
CNN

Could lemurs provide link to our past?
Nov 16, 2010
CNN

Primate business
Nov 1, 2010
The Scientist

Christine Drea on birth control, lemurs and how animals smell
Aug 30, 2010
EarthSky

Lemurs on contraceptives don’t smell right
Aug 28, 2010
Science News

“Lemur Island” at the North Carolina Zoo includes two primates from the Duke Lemur Center
Aug 12, 2010
UNC TV

Pill douses lemur lust
Aug 11, 2010
News & Observer

Lemurs smell funny on birth control
July 29, 2010
Futurity

Birth control messes with monkey business
July 29, 2010
Wired News

Hormonal contraceptives alter scent communication
July 28, 2010
Duke Today

Hormonal contraceptives change scent communication in primates
July 28, 2010
Yahoo! India

Wisdom: Anne Yoder, director of the Duke Lemur Center
June 30, 2010
Duke Chronicle

Duke lemurs’ bold escape derailed by a fruit salad
June 8, 2010
Herald-Sun

In Pictures: Ring-tailed lemurs sniff out best mates
May 25, 2010
BBC News

Ring-tailed lemurs sniff out best mates
May 24, 2010
BBC News

Duke Lemur Center: Protecting primates
Apr 29, 2010
NBC 17 News

Duke’s secret in the forest
Mar 16, 2010
Herald-Sun

Mammals ‘rafted’ to Madagascar, climate model suggests
Jan 21, 2010
National Geographic

A look at the Lemur Center’s new winter facility
Dec. 2, 2009
Duke Research

Soon, a lovely place to winter
Nov. 19, 2009
News & Observer

Lemur haven allows family to thrive
June 11, 2009
Durham News

The Link
May 22, 2009
History Channel

The  loneliest animals
April 17, 2009
PBS

Duke Lemur Center enjoying baby boom
April 6, 2009
Herald-Sun

For kids: Look at those lemurs!
Mar 17, 2009
Christian Science Monitor

Titus, center’s senior lemur, dead at 25
Dec 4, 2008
News & Observer

Baby lemurs at Sacramento Zoo are third round of offspring
Aug 1, 2008
Sacramento Bee

The sexy scent of lemur lovin’
July 24, 2008
Science 2.0

Fated love? The nose may know
July 7, 2008
News & Observer

S.F. Zoo gets  lucky: Baby aye-aye lemur born
July 2, 2008
SFGate

A sniff isn’t just a sniff for a lemur
June 23, 2008
USA Today

Lemur love is a tale of signal scents
June 2008
Herald-Sun

Primate’s scent speaks volumes
June 23, 2008
Duke Today

Duke lemur center has a new research focus
June 4, 2006
USA Today

Biography of Duke Lemur Center Director Anne D. Yoder
Apr 25, 2006
Duke Today

Lemur logic may provide clues to primate intellect evolution
June 4, 2004
National Geographic

Duke primate center gets a second chance
Oct 29, 2003
The Scientist

Lemurs get shot at golden future
Sept 8, 1993
News & Observer