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Ring-tailed Lemur, Lemur catta

Ring-tailed Lemur, Lemur catta, Bruce Museum Collection 2015.02A

This lemur was displayed in the exhibition Madagascar, Ghosts of the Past. In order to create a life-like exhibition specimen, Bruce Museum staff worked with the Duke Lemur Center to obtain a specimen that died in captivity. Calliope the lemur was mounted based on older photos taken of her exploring the forest floor.

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