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Lemur behavior a Madagascar field study. by Alison Jolly

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Madagascar.


  • Lemurs -- Behavior -- Madagascar.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 169-175.

LC ClassificationsQL775 .J6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5992478M
LC Control Number66023690

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lemurs are the only primates other than humans to have blue eyes! Lemurs get their name from a Latin word that means “spirits of the dead”. Facts & Figures There are about different lemur species! Madame Berthe’s mouse lemurs are small enough to fit into a teacup. Lemurs make up almost one third of all primate species in the world! Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jolly, Alison. Lemur behavior. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.   Ring tailed lemurs are social animals and live in groups called ‘troops’. The ring-tailed lemur is the most iconic species of is instantly recognizable due to its striking black-and-white banded tail, white cat-like ears, black muzzle and dark eye patches, which resemble a mask.   1. Read Tik-Tik the Ring-tailed Lemur to the class or instruct students to read the book independently. 2. Once the book is completed, ask students to describe the behaviors Tik-Tik and the other the ring-tailed lemurs exhibited during the story. Explain that a behavior is any action that an animal does, and behaviors are often a reaction to a.