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Lemurs are the most endangered mammals on earth

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Duke Lemur Center

Founded in 1966 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC, the Duke Lemur Center is a world leader in the study, care, and protection of lemurs – Earthโ€™s most threatened group of mammals.

With more than 200 animals across 14 species, the DLC houses the worldโ€™s largest and most diverse population of lemurs outside their native Madagascar.

Our Mission

To advance science, scholarship, and biological conservation through non-invasive research, community-based conservation, and public outreach and education.

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Giving Tuesday Challenge: Donate $10 to protect our primate history!

John Cleese-DLC Collaboration for World Lemur Day

Acupuncture for lemurs? Yes, please!

Mission: Madagascar Gala 2019 — Recap and Image Gallery

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Giving Tuesday Challenge: Donate $10 to protect our primate history!

Construction Notice: Lemur Lane closed 10/20 ’til late December

Introducing NEW Wild Workshops!

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