|7530||LEMURS OF MADAGASCAR||LEMURS OF MADAGASCAR||1997||color||52 min||vhs|| (Primate series)
Demonstrates the range of lemurs present in Madagascar and shows as many as possible of them in their natural habitats. The animals included are the Indri, the brown lemur (3 subspecies), the red bellied lemur, the ring tail lemur, the gray gentle lemur, the variegated (ruffed) lemur (2 subspecies), the dwarf lemur, the brown mouse lemur and the aye aye. The zoo footage of the rare Daubentonia-madagascarensis is among the first to be released. The differences between wild and captive animals are emphasized because they are shown in both habitats. The influence of body size of animals and their social complexity on ranger, diet, social relations and reproductive patterns is emphasized.