Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Ceres, one of the Zoo's red-ruffed lemurs
Jessie Cohen, NZP photographer

Red-Ruffed Lemur

This endangered lemur species lives only in northeastern Madagascar. It eats fruit, nectar, leaves, and seeds, helping to pollinate flowers when it feeds on nectar and spreads pollen that has stuck to its long nose.

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