Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Species: Eulemur macaco flavifrons (Blue-eyed black)
Geographic Range: Madagascar
Size: 15-18 inches long, 4-5 pounds
Lifespan: up to 20 years
Conservation Status: Critically endangered
Find them with the Primates Map
- Male blue-eyed black lemurs are black, while females are reddish-brown.
- A long nose helps the lemur have an excellent sense of smell.
- Scent glands on the bottoms of a lemur’s feet leave a scent trail in the forest.
- A lemur’s long tail is used for balance, especially when leaping between branches.