Sunday, July 09, 2006

LEMURS - Three new lemur species discovered

MSNBC is one of many outlets that reported the discovery of three new species of mouse lemur recently. Here's one of the new primates, the Microcebus Mittermeieri...
Picture by Mark Thiessen / National Geographic Society
Famed for its lemurs, Madagascar now has three new species of the shy primates.

The three new mouse lemurs were officially named in a paper published in June by the International Journal of Primatology and announced at a conservation conference on Wednesday in the Malagasy capital.
Full article at MSNBC.com

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