The endangered species list: counting lemurs in Madagascar

Approximately 94% of the 111 species and subspecies of lemur are under threat of extinction in their native country of Madagascar - the only place they exist outside of captivity. Of the remaining lemur groups, only six do not face high risk of extinction, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. This retrogression was revealed by the Primate Specialist Group, a conservation organization that has been analyzing current threats to the survival of lemur populations and their habitats.[...]

The endangered species list: counting lemurs in Madagascar

Most people are familiar with the endangered species list. Officially known as the IUCN Red List of threatened species, it's coordinated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature ...

Fri 3 Aug 18 from Phys.org

95% of lemur population facing extinction: conservationists

Ninety-five percent of the world's lemur population is "on the brink of extinction," making them the most endangered primates on Earth, a leading conservation group said Wednesday.

Wed 1 Aug 18 from Phys.org

95% of lemur population facing extinction: conservationists, Thu 2 Aug 18 from The Hindu

Almost all lemurs are under threat, a new study reports

95% of the emblematic creatures' populations are on the brink of extinction.

Fri 3 Aug 18 from ZME Science

Ninety-five percent of the world's lemur population is 'on the brink of extinction'

Lemurs only exist in the wild on the island of Madagascar and the IUCN has found that 95 per cent of them are 'on the brink of extinction.'

Thu 2 Aug 18 from Daily Mail

Lemur extinction: Vast majority of species under threat

The vast majority of lemur species, unique primates found only in Madagascar, are on the brink of extinction, say scientists.

Wed 1 Aug 18 from BBC Science News

Lemurs are now the most endangered species of primate on the planet

Approximately 94% of the 111 species and subspecies of lemur are under threat of extinction in their native country of Madagascar - the only place they exist outside of captivity. Of the remaining ...

Fri 3 Aug 18 from Inhabitat

95 percent of all lemur species face high risk of extinction, experts say

Together with other leading primate conservationists, Russell Mittermeier, Chief Conservation Officer for the NGO Global Wildlife Conservation and recently announced winner of the 2018 Indianapolis ...

Thu 2 Aug 18 from Mongabay.com

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