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New Kid in Town August 10, 2013

Posted by stuffilikenet in Awesome, Science.
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Scientists describe Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur as new primate species

The newly described Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus lavasoensis) inhabits three isolated forest fragments in the extreme south of Madagascar. According to current knowledge, it does not occur outside this area. The exact population size is unknown. Preliminary estimates indicate that there are less than 50 individuals remaining.

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