Lemur Colony Update: Watch LCF’s Tree Platform Installation

LCF and Canopy Quest constructed two tree platforms in our forest canopy. The platforms will help researchers and staff observe lemur behavior and activity. Many lemurs spend most of their lives in the forest canopy. Would you like to know what it is like to sit in our tree platforms?


Here is a ‘lemur’s eye view’ of the installation…

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and the first LCF team members to make the climb to the platform!


The view from one platform across the forest to the second one…

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH Canopy Quest and the LCF team install the platforms and make the first climb!

images by Phil Sirois and Dr. Phillip Wittman


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