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Greater Sportive Lemur

Lepilemur mustelinus I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1851

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Lepilemur mustelinus (Greater Sportive Lemur) is a species of primates in the family sportive lemurs. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are native to Ethiopia. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 144 months. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Greater Sportive Lemur. View this species on GBIF