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Primate Factsheets

The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center has created this series of factsheets as a starting point to find information about the various primate species. Each PIN Factsheet covers one or more species, including morphology, ecology, behavior, and conservation with range maps, images, and an extensive glossary of terms to illustrate the text. New factsheets will be developed and added to this site on a regular basis.

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Species found in:

Allocebus trichotis (hairy-eared mouse lemur)

Avahi (woolly indri)

Cheirogaleus (dwarf lemur)

PIN Factsheet Daubentonia madagascariensis (aye-aye)

Eulemur (brown lemur)

PIN Factsheet Hapalemur (bamboo lemur)

PIN Factsheet Indri indri (indri)

PIN Factsheet Lemur catta (ring-tailed lemur)    [en Français]

Lepilemur (sportive lemur)

PIN Factsheet Microcebus (mouse lemur)

Mirza (giant mouse lemur)

Phaner (fork-marked lemur)

PIN Factsheet Prolemur simus (greater bamboo lemur)

Propithecus (sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Propithecus candidus (silky sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Propithecus diadema (diademed sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Propithecus edwardsi (Milne-Edward's sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Propithecus perrieri (Perrier's sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Propithecus tattersalli (golden-crowned sifaka)

PIN Factsheet Varecia (ruffed lemur)