Extant lemurs with fossil edwardsii

Extant lemurs with fossil edwardsii

Drawing of extant lemurs jumping in trees and extinct lemur skulls on the ground.

More than 100 species of lemurs live on Madagascar today, but in recent history, the diversity of these animals was even greater. This illustration shows a Madagascar forest scene with several extant, or living, lemurs along with subfossil skulls of extinct lemurs.  

IMAGE: Marija Stojkovic