[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Robin Ann Smith
Duke University

Lemurscent (2 of 2)

Loading video...

Caption: Herodotus, a male ring-tailed lemur living at the Duke Lemur Center moves toward the sound of a familiar female from a hidden speaker and marks a wooden rod rubbed with her scent (right). He also marks an unscented rod (left), but less frequently and for a shorter period of time.

Credit: Ipek Kulahci, Princeton University

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]