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GOLDEN BAMBOO LEMUR (Hapalemur aureus)

GOLDEN BAMBOO LEMUR (Hapalemur aureus)
GOLDEN BAMBOO LEMUR (Hapalemur aureus)
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Description: The golden bamboo lemur is a gold-colored nocturnal primate that lives in the bamboo forests of Madagascar. Like many lemurs and many primates, the golden bamboo lemur moves through the forest by leaping and swinging from branch to branch in the tree canopy. This species is threatened by environmental toxins and habitat loss.

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IUCN Status: Endangered

USFWS Status: Endangered

Major Threats: Environmental toxins and habitat loss

Habitat: Bamboo forests

Location: Madagascar

Diet: Mainly bamboo

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