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The animals at the Duke Lemur Center consist exclusively of prosimian primates. The Lemur Center houses three groups of living prosimians; lemurs of Madagascar, lorises of Asia and galagos (bushbabies) of Africa.
The Walking With Lemurs Tour is a 60-minute guided tour for a maximum of eight people. The cost is $95 per person and is available for ages 10 and up. Cameras are encouraged, as this experience offers views of the animals unlike any other.
The Duke Lemur Center also offers a variety of other tours to meet ranging interests. Tours can be arranged in advance by calling the center at 919-401-7240.
About the Duke Lemur Center
The Duke Lemur Center was established in 1966, and today is home to the world's largest collection of lemurs outside of Madagascar. Located on 85 acres next to Duke University, the center houses about 250 animals representing 15 species of rare and endangered lemurs, along with lorises from India and Southeast Asia and bushbabies from Africa.
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