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Adopt a Lemur Program

Your symbolic adoption supports animal care at the Duke Lemur Center and conservation programs in Madagascar. Select a species below to begin.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, shipping of adoption packets is delayed. In the meantime, we can send you a digital version of the adoption packet. We will still mail the regular packet as soon as we can.

Aye-aye

Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Blue-eyed Black Lemur

Coquerel's Sifaka

Crowned Lemur

Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur

Mouse Lemur

Ring-tailed Lemur

Donation without Adoption Packet

Adoption Levels

To place your adoption order, start by clicking on a photo above to select a lemur species.

  • $50 Package
  • Adoption certificate
  • Species fact sheet
  • Lemur’s biography
  • Photo
  • Sticker
  • e-updates quarterly

 

  • $100 Package
  • Adoption certificate
  • Species fact sheet
  • Lemur’s biography
  • Photo
  • Sticker
  • Car magnet
  • e-updates quarterly

 

  • $250 Package
  • Adoption certificate
  • Species fact sheet
  • Lemur’s biography
  • Photo
  • Sticker
  • Car magnet
  • Tote bag
  • e-updates quarterly

 

  • Other Amounts*
  • $500
  • $1,000
  • $8,400**
  • Write-In

 

*All adoption gifts over $250 will receive the $250 package. Donors of $1,000 or more are also eligible for Duke Lemur Center’s giving societies recognition.

** The average cost of caring for a lemur is $8,400 per year. Give at this level and we’ll happily allow you to choose your favorite specific lemur at the DLC as your adoptee!

Looking for other ways to give?

Click here to visit our DONATE page!

Questions?

Contact Adopt a Lemur Program Coordinator

adoptalemur@duke.edu

919.401.7226