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National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

A Lemur Takes a Self-control Test

Caption: In a test of self-control, a Coquerel's sifaka reaches towards a two-liter soda bottle to retrieve a piece of food at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Videos of the tests are available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJhXwsD32s8 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPcj15GN-XQ&feature=youtu.be.

Credit: Contributed by Evan MacLean

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