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St. Louis Zoo welcomes baby lemur

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A female baby Coquerel’s sifaka, an endangered lemur species from Madagascar, was born at the Saint Louis Zoo’s Primate House on January 21, 2014, and can now be seen by visitors. By Stephanie Baumer A female baby Coquerel’s sifaka, an endangered lemur species from Madagascar, was born at the Saint Louis Zoo’s Primate House on January 21, 2014, and can now be seen by visitors. By Stephanie Baumer

(KMOV) – The St. Louis Zoo recently welcomed a new baby lemur to its family.

On Wednesday, the zoo announced that a female baby Coquerel’s sifaka, an endangered lemur species from Madagascar, was born on Jan. 21.

Click here for photos of the new addition

Sifakas have long, frog-like legs and like to cling to tree trunks and can leap more than 30 ft. from one tree to another.  

Visitors can see the new addition, and the rest of her family, indoors at the Primate House.

Watch the video below to see the new lemur:

Click here to see video on a mobile device.

 

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