Lemur tree-hopping, furry primate.
Lemurs live in the wild only on the African island of Madagascar and
a few neighboring islands. Lemurs,
Ring-TailedFemales are in charge
National Geographic Creature Feature.
Tropical climate with two seasons. A rainy season (December-April)
and a dry season (May-November). The island is heavily exposed to tropical cyclones which bring torrential rains and destructive floods.
The true Malagasy serves his meal, as is done in most parts of
Africa, on a mat on the floor. Everything is put down at the same
time--but in the cities individual plates are used and the utensil is
a large spoon (no knives or forks are used).