"The Aye-aye is an animal of Madagascar, so called from its cry, now referred to the lemur family. It is about the size of a hare, has large, flat ears and a bushy tail."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Aye-Aye

"The Aye-aye is an animal of Madagascar, so called from its cry, now referred to the lemur family. It…

"These animals have round heads, like the cats, the short snout, the lips garnished with mustaches, the ears small and oval, the eyes large, staring, and close together. The tail is long and thickly furred, and is frequently carried coiled around the body of the animal." —Goodrich, 1885

Cheirogale

"These animals have round heads, like the cats, the short snout, the lips garnished with mustaches,…

"The head is large and round; the membranaceous ears remarkably large, and closed when the animal is sleeping; the eyes are large,and of a soft expression; the fur soft, the tail long; the teeth twenty six, as with the maki, loris, and sapajou." —Goodrich, 1885

Galagos

"The head is large and round; the membranaceous ears remarkably large, and closed when the animal is…

"Genus Indri: Indris. - This genus includes only a single species, the Short-Tailed Indri of Madagascar, <em>I. brevicaudatus.</em> It is the largest of the lemuridae, being three foot high when standing on its hind legs. It is covered with soft, thick fur, mostly black, but whitish on the face, and reddish white on its sides." &mdash;Goodrich, 1885

Indri

"Genus Indri: Indris. - This genus includes only a single species, the Short-Tailed Indri of Madagascar,…

The lemur (Latin, lemures, ghosts) get their name from the fact that their movements are noiseless, and are made mostly in the night. They live in troops, clinging to branches of trees. They eat fruits, eggs, insects and birds.

Lemur

The lemur (Latin, lemures, ghosts) get their name from the fact that their movements are noiseless,…

A class of mammals allied to the monkey, and found mainly in Africa, southern Asia, and the Philippines. The body is long, skull small and flat, snout long, hind limbs longer than the fore limbs, and the tail furry.

Lemur

A class of mammals allied to the monkey, and found mainly in Africa, southern Asia, and the Philippines.…

A gliding mammal that uses the flaps of extra skin between their legs to glide from higher to lower locations.

Flying Lemur

A gliding mammal that uses the flaps of extra skin between their legs to glide from higher to lower…

"Loris is a genus of Lemurid&aelig;, with rounded heads and pointed snouts, slender bodies, very large eyes, and rudimentary tail or none at all. The two species known are both natives of the East Indies. The largest species is not so large as a cat; the other, L. gracilis, is much smaller."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Loris

"Loris is a genus of Lemuridæ, with rounded heads and pointed snouts, slender bodies, very large…

Loris Tardigradus. About 10 inches in length and 1 pound in weight.

Slender Loris

Loris Tardigradus. About 10 inches in length and 1 pound in weight.