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The Duke Lemur Center’s lemur research archives are now accessible online!

"A 48-year archive of life history data for the world’s largest and most diverse collection of endangered primates is now digital and available online.The Duke Lemur Center database allows visitors to view and download data for more than 3600 animals representing 27 species of lemurs, lorises and galagos — distant primate cousins who predate monkeys and apes — with more data to be uploaded in the future." — Duke Lemur Center: Nearly 50 years of lemur data now available online.

Here’s where you can download the data.

(By frank wouters from antwerpen, belgium , België , Belgique (lemur katta) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)
Whatcha thinkin’ about

(By frank wouters from antwerpen, belgium , België , Belgique (lemur katta) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)

Whatcha thinkin’ about

Black lemur / Eulemur macaco.(By Steendrukkerij v. P.W.M. Trap, in François P.L. Pollen & D.C. van Dam [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.)

Black lemur / Eulemur macaco.
(By Steendrukkerij v. P.W.M. Trap, in François P.L. Pollen & D.C. van Dam [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.)

(By Alex Dunkel (Maky) (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)
In case you ever needed more evidence that lemurs are the best goddamn animal in the world: they have toothcombs. That’s right: in most lemur species, their front teeth double as a handy-dandy grooming comb.
Can you say the same? Can you?

(By Alex Dunkel (Maky) (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)

In case you ever needed more evidence that lemurs are the best goddamn animal in the world: they have toothcombs. That’s right: in most lemur species, their front teeth double as a handy-dandy grooming comb.

Can you say the same? Can you?

taylorslambo:

I WENT TO THE ZOO AND I GOT TO GO INTO A LITTLE ROOM AND PLAY WITH BABY LEMURS THIS ONE WAS TRYING TO EAT MY CAMERA IM IN LOVE

taylorslambo:

I WENT TO THE ZOO AND I GOT TO GO INTO A LITTLE ROOM AND PLAY WITH BABY LEMURS THIS ONE WAS TRYING TO EAT MY CAMERA IM IN LOVE