FACTS ABOUT MY ANIMAL The Ring Tailed Lemur lives in Madagascar off anisland of South Africa. Lemurs have a wooly coat that is usuallyRed, Brown and Black. They also have Black andWhite striped tails. They eat seeds, leaves, plants, flowers, birds andbird eggs. They are active at night and havea fox like face. They are related to Monkeys andApes. They have long legs forjumping.
LETS CLASSIFY MY ANIMAL.My animal is a vertebrate because theyhave a backbone. The class is apes andmonkeys. My class is called primates.
WHERE MY ANIMAL LIVES Africa , Madagascar only on one island. My animal lives in the Rainforest becauselemurs love to swing from tree to tree.Also, good resources live there. They are known for sleeping in trees andnests.
WHY IS MY ANIMAL ENDANGERED.My animal is endangered in many ways.First, people are burning trees for charcoal andthat is destroying the Lemurs habitat. Also, all36 kinds of lemurs are endangered.Finally, people keep Lemurs as pets and arefound in very small cages. That is why myanimal is endangered.
HOW IS MY ANIMAL BEING PROTECTED?My animal is being protected by peoplekeeping them in the right captivity.
WHAT IS RELATED TO A RING TAILED LEMUR.The Ring Tailed Lemur is related toApes, Monkeys, Gorillas and other types oflemurs. Also to chimpanzees and black spidermonkeys.
FOOD CHAIN OF A RING TAILED LEMUR. Tamarind tree Ring Tailed Lemur Madagascar ground Boa Harrier Hawk Buzzards and Maggots