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Lemur catta

StATus

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•Suffered over a 95% population decline since year 2000. Numbers fell from over 750,000 to less than 2300.

•The only species in it’s genus.

•Total length = 95-110cm

•They are a diurnal (up during the day) species.

•Habitat loss is their biggest threat but still caught for the pet trade and to be eaten by local people.

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pOpUlAtiOn: DeCreAsiNg

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Rainforests of

Madagascar

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Herbivore

(Supplemented with insects)