Posts Tagged ‘lemurs’

Hibernating Primates

Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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By Molly Michelson When you consider animals that hibernate, dwarf lemurs probably aren’t the first mammal that comes to mind. They live in the tropics and most hibernating species live in areas where temperatures drop to an inhabitable level. Although dwarf lemurs might not need to protect themselves from the cold, they may hibernate for [...]

Claw or Nail?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
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What’s the difference between a claw and nail? Perhaps human origins!

Good News, For Now

Friday, April 2nd, 2010
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Two recent headlines are promising for conservation in Madagascar.

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