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Safe on Mothers Back - Young Ring-tailed Lemur

Jo Nijenhuis

Hoorn, Netherlands

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Canon EOS 50D, Sigma Lens 70-300mm, 1/1600 sec, F/5.6, ISO-1250
Location: Leeuwarden, Netherlands, Europe
As Is on April 30/2013 at Aqua Zoo Friesland.

Safe on Mothers Back – Young Ring-tailed Lemur
This is sooo very cute, the little baby Lemur is so curious for the lens. I guess it saw his own reflection. For me a great chance to make this wonderful portrait.

The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail. It belongs to Lemuridae, one of five lemur families. It is the only member of the Lemur genus. Like all lemurs it is endemic to the island of Madagascar. Known locally in Malagasy as hira or maky (spelled maki in French), it inhabits gallery forests to spiny scrub in the southern regions of the island. It is omnivorous and the most terrestrial of lemurs. The animal is diurnal, being active exclusively in daylight hours.
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