Climate change may threaten these bamboo-eating lemurs

Madagascar’s history holds warning for the already critically endangered species


OTHER BAMBOO SPECIALIST  A greater bamboo lemur, the only mammal besides the giant panda to depend on nutrient-poor, yellowing bamboo stems during dry seasons (left), could suffer more as the climate changes. More nutritious, tender bamboo (right) can feed even a baby lemur.

All: Jukka Jernvall

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