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Paintings by Lemurs (prices starting at $15 for 4″x6″): Lemurs love to paint, especially when we toss tasty treats like grapes on their canvases! These one-of-a-kind paintings are for sale in our gift shop, in sizes ranging from 4″x6″ to 16″x20″. A truly unique gift that enriches our lemurs’ lives as well as your recipient’s! Please see our paintings homepage for more information.

Or, commission a custom lemur painting! Order a virtual painting package, and you’ll receive a custom video of our painting session with a lemur species of your choosing, using colors you’ve specified to create your very own works of art! Each package will include a downloadable link to your tailor-made video, access to our virtual tour videos, and a mailed package of your lemur artwork sent right to your home.


Lemurs of the DLC fine art print ($45): Created exclusively for the Duke Lemur Center in commemoration of 100 LEMURS—an international collaboration between the Duke Lemur Center, a world leader in the study, care, and conservation of lemurs, and Rachel Hudson, an award-winning wildlife illustrator based in the UK. 11″ x 17″.

Free shipping available! This item is available for curbside pick-up in Durham, NC or can also be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.


2019 Duke Lemur Center annual magazine ($4): 48 pages. Glossy, full-color magazine. Articles include 37 years of lemur photography; a conversation with Zoboomafoo creator Martin Kratt; John Cleese-DLC video collaboration; on the trail of ancient primates with DLC paleontologist Matt Borths; a kid’s guide to helping lemurs; and “How the Indri Lost His Tail,” a Malagasy folktale.

Free shipping available! This item is available for curbside pick-up in Durham, NC or can be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.


Aye-aye ($25) and Coquerel’s sifaka ($25) plush lemurs: Custom-made  just for us, and available only at the Duke Lemur Center! Sifaka (pictured on right) features velcro on the insides of his palms, enabling him to hang from his hands. Ribbons not included.

Free shipping available! These items are available for curbside pick-up in Durham, NC or can be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.


Reusable fabric face masks ($15 each): These non-medical grade masks feature a filter pocket, adjustable ear straps, a metal strip across the bridge of the nose for a snug fit, multiple layers of fabric, and cute lemur patterns. Choose from leaping sifakas (navy), sun-worshipping ring-tail (gray), or lemur faces (white)—or collect all three! Cotton, polyester, and spandex. 8″W x 5.25″H.

Free shipping available! These items are available for curbside pick-up in Durham, NC or can be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.*

*12/15 UPDATE: All three mask designs have SOLD OUT on the Duke Stores website, but we’re working on restocking soon! Masks can be purchased through curbside pickup at our location in Durham, NC. Thanks very much for your support, and apologies for the inconvenience!


“Is it time to hibernate yet?” dwarf lemur mug ($15): This mug, which features the world’s only hibernating primate, is available only at the Duke Lemur Center! Full-color wraparound design. Perfect gift for a coffee lover. Available with curbside pick-up only.


13″ ring-tailed lemur plush by SOS ($25): While we have many popular plushes, this realistic ring-tail is a long-time favorite. Available with curbside pick-up only.


Ring-tail heart onesie in Heather Oatmeal ($12): Available only at the Duke Lemur Center! Call for sizing. Available with curbside pick-up only.


Reusable straw set ($8): Reduce plastic pollution AND proclaim your love of lemurs by replacing your single-use plastic straws with our engraved stainless steel ones! Straws are long enough to sip a Trenta (30 oz.) drink from Starbucks — no too-short straws here. Set includes one stainless steel straw engraved with “I LEMURS,” one cleaning pipette, and one canvas storage bag. Available with curbside pick-up only.


I LOVE LEMURS Care Package ($30): Packaged in a brown kraft paper bag with the DLC logo, this care package includes: surprise lemur photo, 5″ Lil Ring-tail plush, I Lemurs! sticker, lemur temporary tattoo sheet, DLC logo reusable straw set, “Notes from the Field” small notebook, DLC lapel pin, DLC pen, and DLC pencil.

Free shipping available! This item is available for curbside pick-up in Durham, NC or can be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.*

*12/15 UPDATE: This package has SOLD OUT on the Duke Stores website, but we’re working on restocking soon! Items can be purchased through curbside pickup at our location in Durham, NC. Thanks very much for your support, and apologies for the inconvenience!


Plush ears and tails ($10 each, sold separately): These ring-tail and aye-aye ears (headbands) and clip-on plush tails are made in the USA and perfect for dressing up as your favorite lemur. Ring-tail ears and tail pictured on left; aye-aye ears and tail pictured on right. Ears ($10) and tails ($10) sold separately. Available with curbside pick-up only.


Stickers ($3) and temporary tattoos ($3): Each set features a ring-tailed lemur, loris, red ruffed lemur, sifaka, and DLC logo. Sold separately. Stickers pictured on top; tattoos pictured on bottom. Available with curbside pick-up only.


Stickers, pins, magnets, and patches ($2-$8 each, sold separately): Clockwise from left: Circle car magnet ($8); I LEMURS bumper sticker ($2); I Lemurs! rectangular car magnet ($8); logo embroidered patch ($3); logo refrigerator magnet ($5); rectangular species magnet ($5); and logo lapel pin ($7). Available with curbside pick-up only.


Ready to order?

For curbside pick-up, please call us at (919) 401-7240 on Thursdays and Fridays between 9:00 AM-5:00 PM to purchase your items over the phone. To order online, please visit the Duke Stores website.