Definition of ring-tailed lemur in English:

ring-tailed lemur

Syllabification: ring-tailed le·mur


  • 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
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    • 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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