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Teazel’s Twins: Meet Artemisia and Sweet William Nocturnal baby season continues at the Duke Lemur Center! On May 31, 2024, five-year-old gray mouse lemur Teazel gave birth to twins. This is Teazel’s second time as a mother, after giving birth to singleton Lunaria in 2023. Teazel had one girl, Artemisia, and one boy, Sweet William, […]

Meet the Infants of 2024

The DLC’s Class of 2024 Welcome to our 2024 class roster! Scroll down to learn about each of our newest arrivals, or click the links to read their full birth announcements. Infants will be added as they are announced throughout baby season! Peanut and Macadamia Birthday: June 4, 2024 Species: Gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) […]

INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet Fauna’s Triplets!

On May 29, 2024, experienced gray mouse lemur mother Fauna gave birth to triplets! For the second year in a row, Fauna surprised the DLC’s husbandry team with a third infant, despite ultrasounds that indicated twins. Ficus, one of the two boys, was born at a tiny 5.5 grams, while sister Monstera and brother Pothos […]


On the morning of April 19, 2024, the Duke Lemur Center’s husbandry staff found ring-tailed lemur mom Alena with a tiny infant clinging to her stomach! The female infant, Cirilla, is the fourth offspring of mom Alena and dad Stewart and is their first daughter. Cirilla’s two grandfathers are both DLC fan favorites—Aracus, our oldest […]