Lemurs For Sale

Lemurs For Sale

Lemurs for sale
Lemurs for sale
Lemurs for sale

Lemur Overview

Lemurs are strepsirrhine Primates, identified by their soggy nose or rhinarium. They likewise have a more diminutive cerebrum than equivalently measured simians, huge olfactory projections for scent, a vomeronasal organ to discover pheromones, and a bicornuate uterus with an epitheliochorial placenta. Their eyes hold a reflective layer to enhance their night vision, and their eye attachments incorporate a ring of bone around the eye, however they fail to offer a divider of slender bone behind it. Strepsirrhine primates process their own distinctive vitamin C, thus don't need to get it from their eating regimens.

Female Lemur

  • Price: 2,500
  • Name: David
  • Posted: 07/22/2021
  • Phone: 6063071132
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Tennessee

Female Lemur - Bottle raised, handled all the time. 1.5 years old. Tennessee residents only.

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Black/white ruffed lemur

  • Price: $5,500.00
  • Name: Debbie Kolwyck
  • Posted: 07/18/2021
  • Phone: 816-547-1740
  • Location: Florida

Proven breeder male black/white ruffed lemur. Has produced 2 litters of babies, bought to pair up with our female and they are not compatible. Florida sales only!!

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M baby ringtail lemur

  • Price: $2,300.00
  • Name: Peg
  • Posted: 07/16/2021
  • Phone: 1734347288
  • Location: Michigan

Born May 2nd /21 Mi only

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Female Ruffed Lemur

  • Name: Arthur Frayler
  • Posted: 07/10/2021
  • Phone: 2152649673
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

Young female ruffed lemur for sale, she is playful and loves her snacks! Florida sale only, must have Class III license to purchase can answer more questions about this if unsure. We are a USDA facility, please email or call for more information than...

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Ring Tail Lemur

  • Name: Christa Barker
  • Posted: 07/05/2021
  • Phone: (954) 729-1554
  • Location: Florida
  • Website: Treetopexotics.com

We have a Male Ring Tail Lemur available He is 4 weeks old and ready for his new forever home. We will be available for any question you have for the life time of your new family member. We are USDA and Fish and Wild Life licensed. We are bas...

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Brown Lemur Baby - male

  • Name: Pam Sweeney
  • Posted: 07/01/2021
  • Phone: 7135696745
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

Parker is an adorable brown lemur boy, born 5/14/21. He was mother raised but has been inside being loved and socialized since mid June. Looking for experienced and USDA licensed facility where he can grow up with other lemurs. Please call or text...

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Brown Lemur Baby - male

  • Name: Pam Sweeney
  • Posted: 06/29/2021
  • Phone: 7135696745
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

Parker is an adorable male brown lemur, born 4/15/21. He was mother-raised but has been inside being socialized and loved since 6/15/21. USDA and experienced primate home preferred. Texas residence only. Please call or text for more info. 713.56...

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Ringtail lemurs

  • Price: $4,000.00
  • Name: Dylan
  • Posted: 06/22/2021
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

Breeding pair of ringtail lemurs looking for new home no fault of there own north Fl area

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Male Ring tailed lemur

  • Price: $3,000.00
  • Name: Sharon l clark
  • Posted: 06/20/2021
  • Phone: 423-529-9830
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Tennessee

~1 yr old Intact RT lemur, he's friendly and will come to you but doesn't like to be held. Located in East Tennessee near Knoxville. Text only, 9am-9pm 423-529-9830

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Tri ruff lemur female

  • Name: Edith Bernard
  • Posted: 06/13/2021
  • Phone: 4237210379
  • Location: Tennessee

Ruff lemur female . Tennessee sale only . Usda facility 38 years experience. 4237210379

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Male ringtail lemur

  • Price: $2,800.00
  • Name: Kelly Taylor
  • Posted: 06/12/2021
  • Phone: 4407990299
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Ohio

Male ringtail lemur will be available in 3 weeks. Ohio sales only

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Breeding pair Ring tail lemur

  • Price: 4,000
  • Name: Dylan
  • Posted: 06/11/2021
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

5/6 year old breeding pair of ring tail lemurs had twins last time looking for new homes

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Sweet baby boy lemur

  • Price: $2,200.00
  • Name: Brandi
  • Posted: 06/01/2021
  • Phone: 6619658124
  • Location: Texas

Very sweet Male baby lemur, super sweet and eating soft/hard food along with fruits.

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Ruff lemur baby

  • Name: Edith Bernard
  • Posted: 06/01/2021
  • Phone: 4237210379
  • Location: Tennessee

Ruff lemur female super sweet . 4237210379 Tennessee sale only

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Ruffed Lemur

  • Price: 5,000
  • Name: Don
  • Posted: 05/30/2021
  • Phone: 813-215- 0655
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

1 year old male Ruffed Lemur. Good with people, good with other Lemurs.

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They are medium-sized growing to about 70 cm tall at adulthood, with tails almost equal in length with the body. Lemurs have sharp-clawed prehensile feet, which they use to hold on to tree branches. They include the minutest world's primate, the Madame Berthe's mouse lemur, which is the size of the Indri and weighs about 30 grams.

Lemurs, well known for their large, ball-like reflective eyes and wails, have long tails and pointed furry ears. They somehow resemble squirrels and monkeys. They are omnivorous in nature, extracting their food from surrounding trees, but occasionally foraging forest floor for grub. The most common species on the island of Madagascar are; the woolly lemur, ring-tail lemur, russet mouse lemur, white ruffed lemur and the Aye Aye lemur.

Well known Species and subspecies of Lemurs include:

Gray Mouse Lemur
The gray house Lemur resembles a rodent in appearance and also name but is very much a primate.

Black Lemur
The Black lemur has two sub-species, the E. Macaco Lemur and Slader Lemur. They have overlapped and interbred in many locations

Red Ruffed Lemur
This is a medium-sized lemur that is very different socially and prefers isolation. They do not even share feeding zones with the other species.

Coquerel's Sifaka
This species is medium sized and belongs to the primate family. It features a very different physical appearance and behaviour from other lemurs.

Verreaux's Sifaka
Verreaux's Sifaka Lemur is relatively smaller than other species. It resembles numerous small species of monkeys. Consequently, many classify it as a primate.

Golden-Crowned Sifaka
This species is very limited in location and number. Not much information is known about this species

Collared Brown Lemur
this is medium in size lemur that is brown in color and consists of 12 species worldwide. The Collared Brown Lemur is the best known of the species.

Indri Lemur
this is also known as the Babakoto in many places. Indri Lemur is one of the biggest Lemurs in the world. These lemurs seem to ape many humanistic behaviors and have very distinctive characters.

Ring-Tailed Lemur
This is the best-known and most popular Lemur species from Madagascar. It has a distinctively ringed tail and a body that is uniquely different from the others. It is also one of the most intelligent of all lemur species. The ring-tailed lemur is the most commonly known and studied species. This lemur's tail has distinctive black and white ring marks, but with a gray body fur and ears with white tufts.

Aye-Aye
Aye-Ayes are the largest primate in the world and are nocturnal. Due to its distinct long middle fingers, the Aya Aye lemur appears to be different from the others.

Housing Lemurs In captivity

Lemurs can be reared in caged captivity or indoors provided optimal survival temperatures meet. Ideally, these temperatures should be between 65° F - 85° F (18 and 29° C).

Keeping lemurs in captivity may involve restricting them behind cage enclosures, open enclosures and Island enclosures. The ring-tailed lemur for example, requires a cage enclosure of 2.5mm wire diameter and 25mm*25mm maximum dimension of the mesh. Island enclosures on the other hand have a 3.0 m moat width as a minimum, with 0.5 m as the minimal height of the perimeter moat wall. The perimeter moat wall's water should have a minimum depth of 0.9 meters. The moat should have an upward slope facing the land.

When kept indoors as pets, good ventilation should be provided for to allow sufficient airflow. It is advisable that keepers have a good knowledge of handling and husbandry techniques of the species. A second appointed competent handler should be available just in case of owner absenteeism or incapacitation.

Breeding Lemurs

Breeding lemurs in captivity is a difficult task due to targeted aggression, which necessitates the forehand removal of males in the mating group. Breeding pairs should also be kept in isolation for guaranteed offspring paternity.

What do lemurs eat?

Lemurs in any form of captivity should be fed with starchy vegetables, fruits, leafy vegetables and greens. Fruits should include bananas, apples, oranges and grapes that are relatively available all year round. Seasonal fruits should also be provided. Vegetables should include cucumbers, green beans, broccoli and celery. Feed Lemurs in captivity once or two times daily. It is important to practice diet rotation to provide variety.

Fresh water availability is necessary. Chopping food into equal portions enables each group member to access preferred food that can comfortably fit into their small mouths. Keepers are supposed to give several times throughout the day and in different tree levels and locations. This effectively restricts aggression and crowding around feeding zones. Diet selectivity and obesity may result from chronic overfeeding. Thus, feeding is planned such that left over or uneaten food should not exceed 15% of the diet.

Lemur Veterinary Care

Lemurs in captivity are sensitive and need optimal veterinary care to survive. Those owning a lemur as a pet or keeping it in captivity, regardless of which type, need to administer annual frequent veterinary health checks to these animals and make any necessary treatments. These checks include;

  • Regular fecal check-ups for worm egg floats and frequent de-worming treatment for various worm infestations
  • Annual tests for Tuberculosis infection
  • Tests for blood sugar levels to check for obesity due to weight gain, and iron levels to test for haematochromatosis
  • Frequent checks for microchips and whether they are still in the location of administration
  • Sanitize and clean the enclosures frequently. Check for and remove snails or slugs as they present the risk of Rat lungworm infection.

Other potential health issues for lemurs in captivity include Toxoplasmosis infection transmitted from cat feces. It is advisable to keep cats away from lemurs to avoid possible contamination. Dermatophytosis and Herpes Virus infection/cold sores from human subjects should also be kept in check.

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