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Madagascar Losing its Lemurs

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Some of the world’s most endangered primates can be found on Madagascar. The lemur, at risk of extinction from destruction of rainforests, illegal wildlife trade, and bushmeat hunting, includes one species that is down to 19 animals in the wild. Of the world’s 25 most endangered primates, Madagascar has the most threatened species
with six in danger of becoming extinct.

Watch for Eye Help Animals third collection of wildlife collectible pins. The collection includes the Red-Ruffed Lemur, one of the endangered Madagascar lemurs.