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Baby Week ’22: Meet the DLC’s Five Newest Residents!

Cornelia If you have symbolically adopted Coquerel’s sifaka Pompeia, you’ve already met our first infant of Baby Week 2022 in your animal update! If not, please join us in welcoming Cornelia! Cornelia Africana was born on February 20, 2022, and is the third critically endangered Coquerel’s sifaka born at the DLC in the 2022 infant […]



INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet Mopani and Damara, twin Mohol Bushbabies!

What’s cuter than one baby bushbaby? Two! Please join us in welcoming Mopani and Damara, twin Mohol bushbabies born to mom, Quiver Tree, on April 22nd, 2022. Quiver Tree is an experienced mother (her first infant, Coconut Palm, was the star of Baby Week 2021!) but she has her hands full with these two youngsters! […]



INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet red-ruffed lemur twins Hubble and Kitt

Baby season this year launched out of this world with the birth of two new critically endangered red-ruffed lemurs on April 13, 2022! Meet Hubble and Kitt, the newest additions at the Duke Lemur Center! Male Hubble and female Kitt are the first infants of parents Ruby and Buzz. In keeping with the space-themed names […]



INFANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Meet ring-tailed lemurs Mr. Popper and Gatsby!

The Duke Lemur Center is excited to introduce two very distinguished lemurs born this April at the DLC. Please welcome Mr. Popper and Gatsby, infant ring-tailed lemurs! All lemurs born at the Duke Lemur Center are given a name based on a species-wide naming theme. Ring-tailed lemurs at the DLC are named after literary characters! […]