Meet Afo A Red Ruffed Lemur Infant Born At LCF!

Tails From Myakka City: Meet Afo – a red ruffed lemur born at LCF on 13 June to first time mom Ravina.

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Afo has a feisty and spirited personality and so was named Afo, which means fire in Malagasy.

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Unlike our other lemur species, red ruffed babies don’t cling to their mom. Instead, as females can give birth to litters of up to six infants, she makes a nest where her babies safely reside until they’re big enough to move around on their own.

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Now almost two months old, baby Afo can often be found running around the enclosure, climbing low branches and, best of all, spending time with mom Ravina and sire Tsikey.

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To learn more about lemurs visit our website at www.lemurreserve.org

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