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Lemur awareness campaign in the SAVA region of Madagascar

Lemur awareness campaign reaches over 2,700 students, teachers, and parents in the SAVA region Evrard Benasoavina, DLC-SAVA Conservation Education Specialist At the DLC-SAVA Conservation Project, we believe that education is fundamental to successful conservation. We carry out many activities related to environmental education to share our passion for nature with people of all ages, genders, […]

It’s a boy! Meet Binx, the DLC’s newest critically endangered aye-aye infant

It’s a boy! The Duke Lemur Center is so excited to welcome Binx, the newest critically endangered aye-aye born in human care! All aye-ayes born at the DLC receive a spooky or magical name from their caretaker, and Binx is no exception. Binx was named by his technician Jenna Browning after the boy-turned-black-cat character from […]

INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet Silas, Zoboomafoo’s newest grandlemur!

Our second new addition of the 2022 infant season is already a star! Join us in welcoming Silas, born January 12, 2022, to parents Gisela and Rupert! Gisela was born at the DLC in 2012 and is the daughter of Jovian (aka Zoboomafoo) and Jovian’s longtime mate, Pia. In addition to his parents, Silas’ family […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science The United Nations has declared February 11 the annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate, we’re introducing you to just a few of the women who work here at the DLC! Read below for their stories, and stay tuned for additional features later […]