Fauna

Lemur

FUN Facts

King Ringtail Julien in Madagascar movie is a Lemur catta. The Ring-tailed Lemur is found in the dry forests and bush of southern and southwestern Madagascar.

This one is from Beza Mahafaly. he may speak a malagasy dialect

Tail

 The tail is as long as the body.

  •  It is a flag to communicate with family members. Like your smartphone when you want to call your parents.
  • Ringtail lemur uses the tail for balance. No wonders, you would do the same if you spent  so much time climbing in the treetops
  • Spur marking : Tail is very usefull in a stink fight. Males fight over a mate  by impregnating their tail with their scent and wafting it at opponents. The one with the strongest odour gets the girl

Lemur

FUN Facts

In Madagascar film wird uns die Ehre zuteil, König Julien kennen zu lernen.

Er ist ein Lemur Catta

Der auf dem Bild wurde in Beza Mahafaly Reservat fotografiert.

Es ist schon dass Julien so viel Macht hat. In dem Wildniss haben die männlichen Cattas nichts zu sagen. Cattas leben in einer Gruppe, Die Gruppen zeigen eine deutliche Weibchendominanz und sind matrilinear organisiert.