Photographer's Note

This photo was captured at Attica zoo park.It was in the lemur forest were you could enter and be among free lemurs!
Lemurs are members of a class of primates known as prosimians and make up the infraorder Lemuriformes. This type of primate is considered the evolutionary predecessor of simians. The term "lemur" is derived from the Latin word lemures, meaning "spirits of the night," and likely refers to the large, reflective eyes which many of the nocturnal lemur species have. The term is generically used for the members of the four lemuriform families, but it is also the genus of one of the lemuriform species. The two flying lemur species are not lemurs, nor are they even primates.
Lemurs are found naturally only on the island of Madagascar.

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