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Dec. 23, 2019 - "Climate change and deforestation could wipe out Madagascar's ruffed lemurs and rainforest in next 50 years, experts warn." By Kashmira Gander. Newsweek.

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Feb. 22, 2017 - "How Do You Pick a Lemur Out of a Lineup? This Software Makes the Leap." By Aaron Sidder. Smithsonian Magazine.

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Feb. 23, 2017 - "Lemur facial recognition tool developed." BBC News.

Dec. 23, 2019 - "Madagascar’s famous lemurs could lose their rainforest by 2080." By Erica Tennenhouse. National Geographic.

Dec. 23, 2019 - "Madagascar's iconic ruffed lemurs could lose up to 93 per cent of their habitat by 2070 due to climate change and deforestation." By Ian Randall. Daily Mail.

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Apr. 11, 2016 - "Lemur extinctions in Madagascar leave behind doomed orphan trees." By Fred Pearce. New Scientist.

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Aug. 6, 2013 - "The evolution of day care — in lemurs." By Carolyn Johnson. The Boston Globe.

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Dec. 6, 2017 - "Cuddling up may keep red-bellied lemurs healthy." By Claire Maladarelli. Popular Science.

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I am reporting from the beautiful Reniala Lemur Rescue Center (LRC). Currently, investigating the effects of feeding enrichments on the behavioral rehabilitation of ex-pet Lemur catta. It has been at least four weeks since I have arrived at LRC....

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My name is Amanda Rodriguez and I am a Hunter College ABC master’s student in Dr. Baden’s PMEL.

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