Lemur Is First Known Hibernating Primate, Study Says


Subject:
Mammals , Primates

Description:
News article about a 2004 study that finds that "the small, nocturnal lemur known as the fat-tailed dwarf lemur has been revealed as the first known tropical mammal to spend long periods in hibernation." From the National Geographic Society.

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/06/0623_040623_lemurs.html


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