Health & Disease

52 years of lemur data available online

A 52-year archive of life history data for the world’s largest and most diverse population of endangered primates is now available for free download online. Fully updated in February 2019, the Duke Lemur Center database allows visitors to view and download data for more than 3,700 animals representing 27 species of lemurs, lorises, and galagos. […]



Lemur Center Names Greg Dye New Executive Director

By Robin Smith. February 13, 2019. DURHAM, N.C. — Lemurs and killer whales have more in common than you might think. Sure, one prefers bananas and the other fish. And while lemurs are cat-sized, killer whales can grow to nearly the size of a bus. But both creatures can form friendships, solve puzzles and live […]



FROM THE ARCHIVES: DLC in the media from ’04 to ’15!

FROM THE ARCHIVES: DLC in the media from ’04 to ’15! Lemurs chat only with their best friends Dec. 28, 2015 Science News Up close with lemur gut bugs Oct. 29, 2015 American Scientist The aye-aye and the finger of death Oct. 29, 2015 Pacific Standard Duke Lemur Center educates and entertains June 23, 2015 […]



Giving Tuesday Challenge: Donate $10 to save a lemur’s life!

UPDATE: WAHOOO! We raised $10,000 in 14 hours to purchase an ICU kennel for our lemurs! Thank you so much to everyone who donated! You are seriously amazing. Our hearts are warm (and thanks to the ICU, our baby lemurs will be, too!)   ———- What do all of the the lemurs and lorises pictured below […]