IUCN STATUS: Endangered
Found in the forests of northern Madagascar, these lemurs get their name from the “crown” like marking above their eyes. Males are brown in colour with grey/brown underparts, while females are grey in colour with creamy/white underparts. On average a group comprises of five to six individuals but can number up to 15! Their diet primarily consists of flowers, fruits and leaves, on occasions they have been known to eat bird eggs and even small vertebrates!
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