Baby brown collared lemur clinging to its mother’s back in the Bronx Zoo’s Madagascar! exhibit. Photo by Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS.
The Bronx Zoo has put a recently-born, female brown collared lemur on display at the Bronx Zoo’s Madagascar! exhibit.
The baby lemur is has yet to be named and is the second born to her parents, Jean Luc and Vera. She is one of less than 50 brown collared lemur born in captivity world wide.
The brown collared lemur is listed as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) due to habitat loss.