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lemur

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlemurle‧mur /ˈliːmə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 an animal that looks like a monkey and has a long thick tail
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lemurBees, flies, birds, lemurs and tree kangaroos are all pressed into service.One of our fellow primates, the two-foot-long lemur is vegetarian, monogamous, and makes a noise like a saxaphone.Prosimians, such as the nocturnal mouse lemur of Madagascan forests, feed on invertebrates and are active at night.Their faces were alert and simple Like faces of little animals, small night lemurs caught in the flashlight.The free ranging lemurs are particularly memorable.The mirror reveals a tired young woman with big round lemur eyes.
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