Definition of ring-tailed lemur in English:

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ring-tailed lemur

noun

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A gregarious lemur with a gray coat, black rings around the eyes, and distinctive black-and-white banding on the tail.
  • Lemur catta, family Lemuridae
Example sentences
  • Animal keepers have long recognized that some species, such as ring-tailed lemurs and snow leopards, adapt better to captivity than other species do.
  • A male ring-tailed lemur, for example, has scent glands on its forearms.
  • But when the zookeeper arranged for us to give the ring-tailed lemurs their lunch I decided this was the chance to face my fear - and show my three-year-old that feeding animals is fun.
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