Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)

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Red ruffed lemur fact file

Red ruffed lemur description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyLemuridae
GenusVarecia (1)

Information on the red ruffed lemur is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Red-ruffed lemur.
French
Vari Roux.
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Red ruffed lemur status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Red ruffed lemur on branch  
Red ruffed lemur on branch

© Nathan Harrison / www.nathan-harrison.com

Nathan Harrison
Tel: 07812003420
nathan@nathan-harrison.com

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