TITLE

Lemurs

AUTHOR(S)
Brewer, Duncan
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Mammals (1-59084-467-X);2003, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
All lemurs live on the island of Madagascar where they evolved in isolation. In lemur groups the females are the more aggressive protectors of territory than the males. Contesting male lemurs use scent glands in their fighting. The indri is the largest lemur. Fat-tailed dwarf lemurs sleep through the dry season, living on the fat stored in the base of their tail.
ACCESSION #
9385504

 

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