The Lemurs from IMAX®’s Island of Lemurs: Madagascar will be dancing into Blu-ray this month! The furry creatures are currently available on demand too!
In this documentary we tag along with Dr. Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help Lemurs survive in the modern world. The film takes you through the vividly tropical Madagascar along the way. The jungle island is filled with exotic animals, and beautiful greenery you surely won’t want to take your eyes off of.
We guarantee the adorable Lemurs and striking scenery will leave you longing to visit Madagascar. The Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is now available on demand and will be available on blu-ray March 31! Check it out as it’s probably the closest you’ll get to have a Lemur in the living room (at least for now).
And just in case you missed it the first time around below are a few of our favorite facts about the little fur balls.
Lemurs are native to Madagascar and are also found at Comoro Islands. (In case you wanted to pick one up on your next trip)
(Via: Wallpaper Up)
Most Lemurs live in trees for their entire life although many of the large species also live on the ground. Those that do, like to party as you can see in this awesome dancing Lemurs video.
The Indri Lemur doesn’t have a large tail which is why people sometimes don’t recognize it as a Lemur.
Forget the lap dog there’s a new handbag pet in town - or snack in Shaq’s case… The smallest species of Lemur weighs about 30 grams – a little smaller than a box of raisins.
(Via: Dead Spin)
Young Lemurs will be carried around in their mother’s mouth until they are strong enough to hold onto their backs. #freeloaders
(Via: Jonah M. Kessel)
Lemurs have poor vision and don’t see in color at all.
Some Lemurs hibernate when there isn’t food around helping them to survive harsh conditions without dying. Others binge on ice cream.
And some steal milk from baby goats.
In most species, their tail is longer than their bodies but unlike the common myth they are unable to hang from them.
(Via: Lemur World)
Lemurs have long toes that are used for holding onto things, climbing, and eating kale on occasion.
Lemurs are extremely social and live in family groups. Tea anyone?
(Via: The Telegraph)
The word lemur is Latin and means spirits of the night – making sense since they’re nocturnal.
(Via: The Real Sasha)
All facts found via Lemurs World