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4) Many primates live in trees, an arboreal habitat. All primates show good grasping ability with their hands and feet. This sifaka is demonstrating vertical clinging to a tree trunk. A sifaka (a member of the lemur family) clings to a tree. Photo taken in Madagascar.
Notes: A sifaka (a member of the lemur family) clings to a tree. Photo taken in Madagascar.
Scientific name: Propithecus verreauxi
sifaka -- sih-FAHK-ah
Photo © by: Herbert L. Gustafson

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