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Merchandise: Art, Magnets, Mugs, Misc.

Paintings by Lemurs ($15 for 4″x6″): Lemurs love to paint, especially when we toss tasty treats like cranberries 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!

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 also be ordered online with free shipping within the continental US via the Duke Stores website.


Reusable water bottle ($15): Ditch disposable plastic water bottles and invest in this more sustainable alternative! Plush sifaka ($25) sold separately.

Free shipping available! These items are 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.


“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.


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.


Plush ears and tails ($10 each, ears and tails sold separately): These ring-tail and aye-aye ears (headbands) and clip-on plush tails are made in the USA and are 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.


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.


Stickers, pins, magnets, and patches ($2-$8, 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).


Field notebook ($5): Our pocket-sized NOTES FROM THE FIELD notebook is perfect gift for budding naturalists!


LEMUR CROSSING sign ($16): Novelty street sign. Yellow aluminum with rounded corners and pre-drilled hole for easy hanging. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use.


Wooden lemur earrings ($15): Made in the USA from sustainably sourced wood and 90% recycled display cards. Laser-cut wood stained with water-based dye. Ear wires are silver-finished 304L stainless steel, hypoallergenic, and enhanced with a new, smooth and consistent electrophoretic coating that resists tarnishing.


Lemurs of Madagascar book and pocket identification guides ($8-$55, sold separately): The definitive guides to the lemurs of Madagascar! Book ($55) features hundreds of full-color photographs, range maps, and drawings and is THE must-have resource for any lemur lover or scholar. Pocket identification guides ($8 each) are constructed of sturdy accordion-folded paper coated in plastic for water repellency, and feature Stephen Nash’s full-color drawings of diurnal and cathemeral lemurs (top left) or nocturnal lemurs (bottom left).


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Call us at (919) 401-7240 on Tuesday through Saturday between 9:00 AM-3:00 PM to purchase your items over the phone.