2 species of dwarf lemurs discovered to hibernate

05/3/2013 | LiveScience.com

Scientists have found that two species of lemur hibernate like the fat-tailed dwarf lemur, which was previously believed to be the only primate to hibernate. Researchers at the Duke Lemur Center found that each of the lemurs in Madagascar has a different strategy -- one sleeps in the rain forest floor, while the other hides in tree holes. The reason for their hibernation, however, remains a mystery.

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