Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistPaul Coco Platinum Member CollectionAnimals
Description Thering-tailed lemur(Lemur catta) is a largestrepsirrhineprimateand the most recognizedlemurdue to its long, black and white ringed tail. It belongs toLemuridae, one of five lemur families, and is the only member of theLemurgenus. Like all lemurs it is endemic to the island ofMadagascar. Known locally inMalagasyasmakyit inhabitsgallery foreststo spinyscrubin the southern regions of the island. It isomnivorousand the mostterrestrialof extant lemurs. The animal isdiurnal, being active exclusively in daylight hours.The ring-tailed lemur is highly social, living in groups of up to 30 individuals. It is also female dominant, a trait common among lemurs. To keep warm and reaffirm social bonds, groups will huddle together. The ring-tailed lemur will also sunbathe, sitting upright facing its underside, with its thinner white fur towards the sun. Like other lemurs, this species relies strongly on its sense of smell andmarks its territorywith scent glands. The males perform a uniquescent markingbehavior calledspur markingand will participate instink fightsby impregnating their tail with their scent and wafting it at opponents.
Paul Coco, Brooklyn, NY Member Since August 2008 Artist Statement After a career in international sales and marketing, early retirement enabled me to turn a hobby into a passion and modern photo editing programs enabled me to add creativity to my view of the world.
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