OMG! Baby lemurs born at the Houston Zoo

(Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo)

HOUSTON – Houston Zoo visitors may spy two new babies in the lemur habitat this spring. 

An unnamed female ring-tailed lemur was born on Jan. 21 and another, a male, on Dec. 23. 

The babies first cling to mother’s chest and then transition to her back after a few weeks.

Lemurs, native to Madagascar, are endangered species, threatened by deforestation, habitat fragmentation, and hunting.



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