Meet Cassia! Duke Lemur Center releases photos of baby Coquerel’s sifaka lemur


DURHAM, N.C. — Welcome to the world, Cassia!

The Duke Lemur Center on Friday introduced the world to its newest Coquerel’s sifaka lemur.

“We’re so happy to introduce Cassia, a Coquerel’s sifaka born to parents Gisela and Rupert in January 2021,” the center wrote on Twitter.

“Cassia came in strong at a very healthy 87 grams, and under the watchful eye of experienced mother Gisela, she is thriving!”

Coquerel’s sifakas are a critically endangered species that are endemic to Madagascar.

For more information about the Duke Lemur Center, click here.

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