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Lemur Moms

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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Related news release: Lemur babies of older moms less likely to get hurt


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