Greater bamboo lemur, broad-nosed gentle lemur
Like pandas, most of their diet consists of bamboo.
Head and body length: 45cm, Tail length: 43cm, Weight: Female: 2.1kg, Male: 2.4kg.
Greater bamboo lemurs have a reddish-grey body, with a blunt face and white ear tufts.
They live in Ranomafana, Madagascar
As their name suggests, greater bamboo lemurs live in bamboo thickets.
98 per cent of their diet is made up of bamboo stems, but they also feed on flowers, leaves, soil and fruits.
They are active throughout the day and night, but activity peaks at night. Greater bamboo lemurs are arboreal.
Little is known about their reproductive history, but births peak in November.
Greater bamboo lemurs are in the Critically Endangered category of the IUCN Red List.