Scientific Name: Lemur catta
Habitat: arid open areas, tropical forests
Diet: mainly fruits, some leaves, insects
Life Span: 20-25 years
Young: 1-2 young
Size: 3.1–5.5 kg (7-12 lbs)
The remarkable rings on their tails are used like flags to keep the group together when travelling through the trees in the jungle. One female is in charge of groups of up to 30 lemurs. When males show off to the females, they release a bad smelling scent from their wrists. They rub this scent onto their tails and then fling it at the other males.
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