News tagged with lemurs

Sir Richard's possible folly

Moving animals, like the ring-tailed lemur, from one continent to another to save the species hasn't been done often and typically isn’t successful.

Apr 25, 2011
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Age affects us all

Humans aren't the only ones who grow old gracefully, says a new study of primate aging patterns. For a long time it was thought that humans, with our relatively long life spans and access to modern medicine, ...

Mar 10, 2011
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Rosewood trees face extinction amid Madagascar's chaos

Political and social chaos and a lack of international protections have put several species of rosewood trees in Madagascar in danger of becoming extinct from illegal logging, according to a policy forum paper in the latest ...

May 27, 2010
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