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The First Infant of the 2024 Baby Season! On the morning of December 14, 2023, Lead Primate Technician Danielle Lynch arrived at the Duke Lemur Center and went to check on pregnant Coquerel’s sifaka Rodelinda, only to discover a fuzzy little surprise clinging to mom’s belly! Rodelinda, an experienced mom, had given birth overnight to […]

[JUST FOR FUN] Announcing the 2023 Lemur of the Year: Kidman!

We couldn’t let Taylor Swift have all the fun! In a poll sent out to Duke Lemur Center staff, we asked for nominations for a new Lemur of the Year award. Primate technicians, veterinarians, researchers, educators, and administrators were given the opportunity to nominate a lemur who, in the words of TIME Magazine, “most affected […]

[QUIZ] Which Duke Lemur Center lemur should you adopt for your loved one this holiday season?

Take the quiz below or click here to begin! To learn more or begin your symbolic adoption, visit our Adopt a Lemur page.

[VIDEO] The Lemurs of the SAVA Region

  Enjoy this video created by the DLC-SAVA Conservation team with Malagasy filmmaker Riccardo Morrelas, showcasing the lemurs of the SAVA region of northeastern Madagascar! The Duke Lemur Center partners with Malagasy scientists and local forest managers to study lemurs in remote rainforests. Researchers from CURSA, the university in the northeast region, are studying the […]