Meet Our Lemurs

Contrasting coat colours of black and white make this lemur a sight to see. Discover what they do best: play, soak up the sun, and search for leaves to eat!  

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Known for their distinctive tail of black and white stripes, this lemur species always draws a crowd. Come watch them leap from tree to tree.

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Distinctive facial markings and strawberry blonde or red fur set this lemur species apart. Come hang with our favorite redheads!

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How you can help

At the Calgary Zoo, we’re passionate about wildlife conservation. Your donations and membership costs can go a long way towards helping us fund our efforts.

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Calgary Zoo - Lemurs - How to Help

Where We Live

Madagascar — widely known as a biodiversity hotspot with thousands of endemic species — is the only place in the world where lemurs are found.

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Calgary Zoo - Animals - Lemurs Did You Know

Did You Know?

Tree seedlings are grown from seeds collected from lemur feces.