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Caption: Baby lemurs get bit now and then during tussles over food, perhaps just because they're clinging to their mothers, who are the real targets of the attacks. A study has found that the babies of older lemur moms are somewhat safer from such attacks.
Credit: David Haring, Duke Lemur Center
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