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 ›
Here’s another calming video with our fastidiously groomed ring-tailed lemurs. Don’t forget about our live lemur Zoo Cam where you can watch these lemurs throughout the day! Our Zoo Cams can be great educational tools — see… more ›
Why do ringed-tail lemurs have their striking tail markings? When out foraging these lemurs will hold their tails high in the air where the bright pattern is easily seen. This helps keep the… more ›
Today we invite you to enjoy a relaxing moment with two of our ring-tailed lemurs. Watch till the end to see what the bottom of a lemur’s foot looks like!
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!
It’s impolite when humans chew with their mouth open, but when lemurs do it it’s adorable! These biscuits are formulated specifically for primates and are one of many types of food items these… 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 ›
We may still be closed to the public, but our animal care staff hasn’t taken a break from providing the best care for our animals! Today our ring-tailed lemurs got to enjoy a… 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 ›
Have you been watching our ring-tailed lemur Zoo Cam? It broadcasts live 24/7! Our animal care staff works hard to enrich this habitat multiple times a day to encourage natural lemur behaviors, like… more ›