News tagged with lemurs

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 ...

dateMay 27, 2010 in Ecology
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Scent signals stop incest in lemurs

Chemical identifiers secreted from the genital glands of lemurs, allow them to avoid incest and also to engage in nepotism. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology have identified the smells ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Evolution
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