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Lemur And Wallaby Play 'Catch Me If You Can'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2016 | Weird News

Rooby the wallaby and Liam the lemur were filmed playing "catch me if you can," according to the YouTube description posted by Exotic Animal Experienc...

Don't Let This 'Cute' Video Fool You -- Lemurs Should Not Be Pets

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.27.2016 | Green

A viral video of a lemur appearing to demand a back scratch had the Internet collectively cooing with awe this week, but a conservation group says the...

Endangered in the Wild, In Danger in Captivity

Stephen Wells | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Stephen Wells

On February 11, in response to a lawsuit brought by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), Judge Jon Scoles issued an order that the zoo must transfer its endangered species to facilities that can meet the animals' needs.

This Documentary Has More to Offer Than Lemurs

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.04.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

I thought this movie would be a story of a specific lemur living in Madagascar, but I was very wrong. Nothing could have prepared me for the wonderful adventure I experienced. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is a fantastic documentary that every animal or nature lover will enjoy.

Could This Make Lemurs Better Food Thieves?

Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

By Denise Chow, LiveScience staff writer: Lemurs that come from big tribes and live in large groups exhibit more "social smarts" than those that li...

PHOTO: Quite Possibly The World's Ugliest Animal

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

We have an entire page at HuffPost dedicated to cute animals, geared for all the sloths and quokkas of the world. But there are a lot of less-than-pre...

WATCH: Police Pursue Unlikely Suspect

Posted 01.22.2013 | Miami

"This is the first time I've ever been dispatched to a call like this," North Miami Beach Sergeant Richard Rand told WSVN 7, referring to a bizarre at...

WATCH: Kangaroo And Lemur Play Tag

Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy

It's no secret that we all have a soft spot for interspecies friendships, but somehow Bug the kangaroo and Lolli the lemur take the cake. They live...

The World's Most Endangered Primate

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) - The lemurs of Madagascar - known for their haunting cries and reflective eyes - are the most endangered primate grou...

The Week's Best In Animals -- Cheetah Cubs, Lemurs, And Orangutans

Posted 09.16.2011 | Green

This past week was a big one for animals in the news. 16 Dalmatian puppies were born. Threatened snow leopards were spotted in Afghanistan. "C...

Top 20 Animal Oddities of 2010

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

It's been a big year for odd animals. And I've spent a good part of the last twelve months combing the news for odd animals stories, sightings and discoveries. Here are twenty favorites.

PHOTOS: Zoo Animals Love Halloween

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Animals have the right idea. Forget the sugary candy and throw-away costumes; when it comes to Halloween, zoo animals just want the jack-o-lanterns! ...

How Much is that Kinkajou In the Window?

Daphna Nachminovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daphna Nachminovitch

In the biggest such raid in U.S. history, in Arlington, Texas officials and humane agents removed more than 26,000 animals from a warehouse owned by U.S. Global Exotics, Inc., a major player in the pet trade.

Madagascar's Lemurs Endangered Once Again

The Guardian | David Smith in Berenty, Madagascar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The lemur, a furry primate that symbolizes Madagascar's unique biodiversity, is under renewed threat from a "timber mafia" pillaging the island's fore...