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Ring-tailed Lemur
Lemur catta Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Lemuridae - true lemurs »  genus Lemur - ring-tailed lemur

Other names

= Lemur Catta



juvenile animal

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Cryptoprocta ferox Bennett, 1833 - Fossa, Acrantophis madagascariensis (Duméril & Bibron, 1844) - Madagascar Boa, Polyboroides radiatus (Scopoli, 1786) - Madagascar Harrier-hawk, Buteo brachypterus Hartlaub, 1860 - Madagascar Buzzard

food: Tamarindus indica L. - Tamarind

Links and literature

Budapest Zoo
Data retrieved on: 12 December 2011
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Lemur catta Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [68:makis&Itemid=437]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lemur catta Linnaeus, 1758]

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