What is the primary food of Black Lemurs? Nocturnal, Diurnal, or Crepuscular
 
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Lemurs: Tails From The Canopy
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Three of the lemur species referred to in this take-home quiz are subjects in the film,
“Lemurs:Tails From The Canopy.”

Using all available resources: books, the web, the film you saw in class, etc. answer the following questions in complete sentences.

1. What is the primary food of Black Lemurs? (this may require some research using outside sources)

2. Are Ruffed Lemurs Nocturnal, Diurnal, or Crepuscular, and what does this designation mean?

3. Are Black Lemurs social or solitary animals?

4. Ruffed Lemurs have two sub species, what are they and how do they differ from one another?

5. What is the conservation status of Ruffed Lemurs and what is the greatest threat to their survival?

6. Where on the island of Madagascar would you find Red Ruffed Lemurs?

7. Ring-tailed Lemurs are the most terrestrial of lemur species. What does this mean?

8. What is one of the main uses for a Ring-tailed Lemurs tail?

9. What is the Latin name for the Brown Lemur? (this may require some research using outside sources)

10. At what time of the day are Brown Lemurs most active and what is the term used to describe this behavior? (this may require some research using outside sources)


BONUS:

When do Ruffed Lemurs usually give birth (what month)?



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What is the primary food of Black Lemurs? Nocturnal, Diurnal, or Crepuscular