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MARCH 2016: The Lemur Center’s 50th anniversary celebration, Elwyn Simons and the history of the Division of Fossil Primates, color vision research with ruffed lemurs, trip to Madagascar, work-study student experience, geriatric lemurs, and timeline of the DLC’s history

SUMMER 2016: 3284 infants born at DLC since 1966, celebrating 50 years of science, Dame Alison Richards named Plenary Speaker for DLC’s 50th-anniversary gala

MARCH 2016











OCTOBER 2015: DLC annual report, tribute to Oliver Sacks, volunteer and donor spotlights

MARCH 2015Jovian (a.k.a. Zoboomafoo), subfossil lemurs, fat-tailed dwarf lemur research, species diversity at the DLC, staff and volunteer spotlights


MARCH 2015










OCTOBER 2014: A banner year, DLC annual report, 50 years of research data available online, aye-ayes, lemur training

JULY 2014: Birth season and infants, James Balog, how lemurs fight infection, DLC lemurs’ portraits taken for Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark

FEBRUARY 2014: Provost Peter Lange, trip to Madagascar, remembering Foster (blue-eyed black lemur), IMAX filming, and 3D digital images of fossils using MorphoSource

JULY 2014











JANUARY 2013: Mouse lemur research and husbandry, work-study students, training lemurs for research, Duke Alumni trip to Madagascar, sifaka births, and the Madagascar Rosewood Symposium

JUNE 2013: Duke Initiative for Non-invasive Neural imaging (DINiNi), Charlie Nunn’s research mission to Madagascar, work-study students, fruit bats and primates, birth season, and aye-ayes

SEPTEMBER 2013: DLC annual report, educational offerings (including the “Evening with Experts” seminar series, five of which are archived online), fossil mammals in Wyoming, dwarf lemur hibernation, Dr. Yoder visits the SAVA, summer interns, baby lemurs, and ruffed lemurs


JUNE 2013










MARCH 2012: Tribute to diademed sifaka Romeo, conservation staff nominated for Indianapolis Prize, new winter housing, collaboration with Nicholas School of the Environment, work-study student living in Madagascar, summer of ’66

SEPTEMBER 2012: DLC annual report, mouse lemur colony, lemurs named most threatened mammals on earth, veterinary department, dwarf lemur research, natural habitat enclosures, field work in Sumatra and Australia, and SAVA Conservation project

MARCH 2012











AUGUST 2011: DLC annual report, becoming a volunteer tour guide, the Lemur Center’s threefold mission (Research, Conservation, Education), ruffed lemur Amor, trip to Madagascar, scent research in ring-tails and sifakas, and work with Madagascar Fauna Group

NOVEMBER 2011: Strategic planning, teacher training in Madagascar, new Director of the Division of Fossil Primates, addition of Research Coordinator to DLC staff, tribute to crowned lemur Meritaten












MARCH 2010: How lemurs got to Madagascar, government instability in Madagascar, training program for mothers and infants, veterinary reference books transported to Madagascar, birth season and infants’ birth weights, fossil specimens “a resource for researchers”

MARCH 2010