Name: Lemur, Family Lemuridae
Description: Small arboreal primates with large eyes, long slim muzzle, and a long tail.
Special Features: Mostly nocturnal
About 55 different species and types
The smallest only weigh 1 ounce
The largest weigh about 15 pounds
Tails are not prehensile
Most live about 18 years
Diet: Vegetarian diet, consisting of leaves and fruit, although they will occassionally eat insects or smaller animals.
Neat Fact: Lemurs rely on sense of smell to determine what to eat.