Ring-Tailed Lemur

Lemur Catta

Scientific Name

Ring-Tailed Lemur:  
Lemur Catta

Distribution and Habitat

Geographic Range

Like all lemurs it is endemic to the island of Madagascar. It inhabits gallery forests to spiny scrub in the southern regions of the island. The ring-tailed lemur inhabits southern Madagascar.

Natural Habitat

Endemic to southern and southwestern Madagascar, the Ring-tailed Lemur ranges further into highland areas than other lemurs. It inhabits deciduous forests, dry scrub, montane humid forests, and gallery forests (forests along riverbanks). It strongly favors gallery forests; The lemur is a forest dweller that c