Our favourite redhead
Discover three incredible leaping species of lemur at the Calgary Zoo - red-fronted, ring-tailed and black-and-white ruffed.
Distinctive facial markings and strawberry blonde to red fur set this lemur species apart.
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
2- 4 kg (4.5 - 8 lbs)
Length is 80 - 103 cm (32 - 41 in)
Present in moist lowland and montane forest in the east of Madagascar, and dry tropical forest in the west. The species has a very adaptable behavioural ecology and is noted to move territory.
Red-fronted lemurs are herbivores. They are mainly folivorous meaning they eat mostly leaves. They also consume fruit, flowers, and bark.