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5) Leaping from tree to tree, as this ring-tailed lemur is doing, is one way to get around above the ground. This requires very good vision -- another characteristic found in all primates. An airborne lemur leaps between trees.
Notes: An airborne lemur leaps between trees.
Scientific name: Lemur catta
lemur -- LEE-mer
Photo © by: Herbert L. Gustafson

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