Ring-tailed lemurs begin mating in April and give birth to 1-2 offspring between August and September after a gestation of 130-144 days.
Ring-tailed lemurs begin mating in April.
After a gestation period of 130 to 144 days, females will give birth beginning in August and finishing in September. They typically give birth to one or two offspring, but more commonly will only have one child.
Sources: (Baumhofer, 2017; Cawthon Lang, 2005; Gould, Sussman, & Sauther, 2003; Sauther, 2012; Wilson & Hanlon, 2010)
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