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    Lemur catta (ring-tailed lemur) is the only species of the genus Lemur that belongs to the family Lemuridae (Groves & Eaglen, 1988). As described by Wilson and Hanlon (2010), this medium-sized strepsirrhine primate is recognized by the black and white rings around its long tail, and are found in the arid forests of southwestern Madagascar, where they move about mostly on the ground but are also partly arboreal (Wilson & Hanlon, 2010). Despite their seeming “abundance” because of their frequent presence in zoos, ring-tailed lemur populations are decreasing in the wild (Wilson & Hanlon, 2010). In 1990, ring-tailed lemurs were listed as “Vulnerable,” but in 2014 their conservation status changed to “Endangered” (IUCN, 2014). Over the last 36 years, the total wild population of ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar reduced by at least 50%, according to the IUCN (2014). This decline lead to the change in their conservation status from “Vulnerable” to “Endangered.” This large decrease in ring-tailed lemur populations has been the result of many factors, the most…

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    Lemurs Like to "Move it, Move it" Ring-Tailed Lemurs are cat-sized primates that live on the islands of Madagascar. Compared to the more energetic Old/New World Monkeys which aren't that active, Ring-Tailed Lemurs are very lively and fun.. They are a very social and use several forms of communication to communicate with one another. Similar to humans, they use many non-verbal forms of communication, such as facial expressions; they will also bare their teeth. (insert citation) The…

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    their shared ancestor. Lemur catta, more commonly known as the ring-tailed lemurs, are a species of primate. Ring-tailed lemurs are from Madagascar, an island off the southern tip of Africa and are not located anywhere else in the world (Lang, 2005, para. 4). The climate where they live is seasonal, so they experience periods of rain, cold, and heat, which has affected their behavior and eating habits. Ring-tailed lemurs’ diet mainly consists of fruits and insects. During colder months, they…

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    known as the fat tailed dwarf lemur of western Madagascar is a primate belonging to the Strepsirrhini suborder, lemuriformes infraorder and the lemuroidea superfamily (Larson, 2008). This little primate is known to go into a state of hibernation, a physiological state of inactivity and metabolic depression in mammals where body temperature, metabolic rate—including breathing and heartbeat—slow down. Hibernating on a tropical island may seem odd, but the fat tailed lemur has its reasons for…

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    The Monkey and the Crocodile A monkey named Raktamukha lived on a Jamun tree in the dense forests of India. The monkey was happy in his life spending most of the time jumping around on trees. This Jamun tree was on banks of a river which was home to a crocodile named Karalamukha. Karalmukha used to come on the banks and gradually he and the monkey became very good friends. Few days past, and their friendship grew stronger. Raktmukha used to pluck fruits from the tree and used to give it to…

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    What lemur has the strongest tail bone? The red ruffed lemur. This is one of many features that the red ruffed lemur has. Also the fruits and plants that the lemur searches for wish the lumer wasn’t so hungry. If the lemurs were to leave Masoala, the population of plants would expand by thousands. Once the plants overrun the area, other animals will move to the area and adapts to that area. The red ruffed lemur lives in the forests of Masoala. “The Red Ruffed Lemur’s habitat is located in the…

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    I had a customer who wanted an engagement ring we had for sale but, we didnt have it in her size. I 've only covered the jewlery department for breaks so I don 't have much knowledge about it. So we went through several other rings to try them out only to find we only carry a standard size 7 ring. I too the info about the ring down and called up our other kmart stores to inquire about other sizes. Unfortunately I found all kmart stores only carry in the size 7. So I asked manage managment on our…

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    Leadership are task to led and ensure that projects are complete effectively for organization. There are many different ways in which these tasks can be accomplish. However, a leadership cannot lead without having people to led, not just the right people but those that fits the overall Unit persona. In order for this process to happen within a unit leadership should apply a few practical application of group theory. Group theory is a tool leadership can use to develop effective groups through…

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    Product Pandora jewelry offers a variety of charms and bracelet products. The products are divided into five categories, namely jewellery, Charms, Bracelets, Rings, and Earrings, and Necklaces and Pendants. The materials used are clearly specified in 14k gold, sterling silver, glass, enamel, and Pave to build buyer's confidence. As for Pandora, although jewellery for occasions like valentine's day can also be found, there are more special design and combination products that can be used for…

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    How A Ring Got Into The Kelly Pond -Gabriel’s Fiance- Elizabeth was a modern woman. She and her fiance, Gabriel, had been dating for five years when he had decided to propose. She went to get a wedding ring for him at the jewelry store. She had it engraved with his initials and had it in a small black box then she began to walk home. About half way there, she wanted to make sure it was perfect so she pulled it out of his pocket. Unfortunately, a raven screeched at the same moment which…

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