Sportive Lemurs

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Lemur - Behavior - Reproduction
... Except for the aye-aye and the Lac Alaotra gentle lemur, lemurs are seasonal breeders with very short mating and birth seasons influenced by the highly ... high mortality rate among adult females and the higher proportion of adult males in some lemur populations—both unusual traits among primates ... In both the aye-aye and Lac Alaotra gentle lemur, birth (parturition) occurs over a six-month period ...
Small-toothed Sportive Lemur - Behavior and Ecology
... Like all sportive lemurs, the small-toothed sportive lemur is nocturnal, sleeping in tree cavities or hidden tangles of vines and leaves during the day ... The species is considered solitary, and like other rainforest-dwelling sportive lemurs, they vocalize significantly less than sportive lemurs that ... Other similarities with the rest of the sportive lemur species include its diet of leaves, fruits, and flowers, its low resting metabolic rate, and its low activity rate ...
Lemur - Anatomy and Physiology
... Lemurs vary greatly in size ... range in size from about 30 g (1.1 oz) for Madame Berthe's mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae) up to 7–9 kg (15–20 lb) for the indri (Indri indri) and diademed sifaka (Propithecus ... Like all primates, lemurs have five divergent digits with nails (in most cases) on their hands and feet ...
Small-toothed Sportive Lemur - Taxonomy and Phylogeny
... The small-toothed sportive lemur or small-toothed weasel lemur, a member of the sportive lemur genus (Lepilemur), was first described in 1894 by Charles Immanuel Forsyth Major, based on a specimen found ... vernacular name, he did note that it had smaller molar teeth relative to other sportive lemurs ... For much of the 20th century, the small-toothed sportive lemur was considered a subspecies of the weasel sportive lemur (Lepilemur mustelinus) ...
Lemur - Evolutionary History - Taxonomic Classification and Phylogeny
... Competing lemur phylogenies Lemur clade Daubentoniidae Indriidae Lepilemuridae Cheirogaleidae Lemuridae Lemur clade Daubentoniidae Lepilemuridae Cheirogaleidae Lemuridae †Megaladapidae ... did not attempt to place the subfossil lemurs ... From a taxonomic standpoint, the term "lemur" originally referred to the genus Lemur, which currently contains only the ring-tailed lemur ...

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    To sunny waters some
    By fatal instinct fly; where on the pool
    They sportive wheel, or, sailing down the stream,
    Are snatched immediate by the quick-eyed trout
    Or darting salmon.
    James Thomson (1700–1748)