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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—Earth’s most threatened group of mammals.

With more than 200 animals across 14 species, the DLC houses the world’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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INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet Baby Sherlock!

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01 May

2023 Summer Tour Season Opens

Duke Lemur Center

22 Apr

Fourth Annual Earth Day Global 5K: 2023

Worldwide/Virtual

03 Mar

Applications Close for 2023 Summer Internships

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