Discover three incredible leaping species of lemur at the Calgary Zoo - red-fronted, ring-tailed and black-and-white ruffed.
Contrasting coat colours of black and white make this hirsute lemur a sight to see.
You can find this animal in
Land of Lemurs
Hours of Operation:
Land of Lemurs is open daily at 9 a.m., with last entrance at 5:15 p.m.
This habitat has an immersive outdoor loop that is seasonal. During evenings and winter months, the lemurs are housed in a heated building that can be viewed from exterior windows in Land of Lemurs.Buy Tickets
At a Glance
3 - 4.5 kg (6.6 - 10 lb)
Length: 100 - 112 cm (44 - 48 in)
This species inhabits lowland to mid-altitude rain forests in eastern Madagascar.
Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are primarily frugivorous (fruit-eating), but will also eat a variety of seeds, leaves and nectar. They will open flowers with their hands and use their long tongue, making it easier to reach the nectar.