Ring-Tailed Lemur

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed lemur communication is complex as they utilize visual, vocal, olfactory, and tactile communication.

Visual communication signals, such as body postures and facial expressions are used by ring-tailed lemurs in addition to vocal communication and scent marking.

Tactile communication is important between mothers and their young, as well as between mates. This includes grooming, play, and mating.

Sources: (Baumhofer, 2017; Gould, Sussman, & Sauther, 2003; Sauther, 2012; Wilson & Hanlon, 2010)
Image: Mathias Appel


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