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36) Primates use their sense of smell to communicate, too. Here a sifaka leaves a scent mark on a tree. A sifaka (related to the lemurs) rubs a scent-producing anal gland against the bark of a tree.

Notes: A sifaka (related to the lemurs) rubs a scent-producing anal gland against the bark of a tree.
Scientific name: Propithecus verreauxi
sifaka -- sih-FAHK-ah
Photo © by: Herbert L. Gustafson

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