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Want to put your old smartphone to good use? Consider donating it to the DLC!

“Calling” all lemur lovers! 📞 Want to put your old Android phone to good use? The DLC is looking for donations of Android phones to use with our mouse lemurs and touchscreen cognition studies! In the past, researcher Ray Vagell has used tablet computers for touchscreen color vision research with ruffed lemurs; now, we’d like […]



Infant Announcement: Nedjem, an endangered crowned lemur, born at the DLC

Welcome to the world, Nedjem! At 3:45 p.m. on April 13, something very special happened: Sanura, an endangered crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus), began to give birth! By 4:02, after 15 minutes of stretching, bracing, and squatting, Sanura had settled into her basket inside her “baby suite” – when her keeper, Jenna, caught her first glimpse […]



Welcome Marie, the Duke Lemur Center’s first infant of the season!

Duke welcomes the newest granddaughter of Jovian, the famous Zoboomafoo Here at the Duke Lemur Center, birth season has begun! Please join us in celebrating the arrival of Marie, a critically endangered Coquerel’s sifaka born February 23, 2019 to first-time parents Gertrude and Remus! In the Northern Hemisphere, Coquerel’s sifakas are typically born between December […]



Vote for us!

Woohoo! The first round of voting for the INDY’s Best of the Triangle Awards is over, and the Duke Lemur Center is a finalist in five categories! Please vote for us in the final round! We would love to win – it’s such great exposure for the DLC and our lemurs! Website for voting:  https://indyweek.com/indy-weeks-best-of-the-triangle/2019-best-of-the-triangle-ballot  […]