Who doesn’t love a comfy hammock? Our animal care staff regularly move around the branches, ropes, and other perches in our primate habitats to keep the environment dynamic and interesting. Our black and… more ›
Today is Threatened Species Day The most threatened species at Reid Park Zoo is the black-and-white ruffed lemur, who is critically endangered. These lemurs have lost over 80% of their population in the… more ›
Don’t underestimate the importance of play! Our black and white ruffed lemurs jump, wrestle, and dive and roll into bushes to maintain their social bonds, keep their bodies active, and just have fun!
What do bees and lemurs have in common? They are both pollinators! This week is pollinator week, and we’re celebrating by highlighting the largest pollinating species on the planet, the black-and-white ruffed lemur!… more ›
Today take a minute to sit with Junior the black-and-white ruffed lemur. Lemurs have a row of specialized teeth called a tooth comb that they use to groom their fur like Junior is… more ›
Is that a basket? You may see all kinds of unique items in our Zoo’s primate habitats. Primates like this black-and-white ruffed lemur are very intelligent and benefit from enrichment that encourages them… more ›