You can now visit this cute baby lemur at the Central Florida Zoo

click to enlarge You can now visit this cute baby lemur at the Central Florida Zoo (2)
Photo via Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
A cute little baby lemur was born at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens back on April 30. 

According to the zoo, the red-ruffed lemur weighed less than a pound at about 90 grams when born, but is growing at about 100 grams per week. 
click to enlarge You can now visit this cute baby lemur at the Central Florida Zoo (3)
Photo via Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
This little fella is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan, where they manage breeding programs for species, like red-ruffed lemurs, that have nearly vanished from the wild. 

The red-ruffed lemur is critically endangered and found only on the island of Madagascar, according to the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

Zoo go-ers can visit the baby lemur and it's parents daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Scroll to read more Arts Stories + Interviews articles
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Orlando Weekly Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.