Thomas Ramey Watson

Leaping lemurs

“They seemed to be having a debate about how to handle the turtle and whether or not to cross the bridge,” she said. “The lemurs

certainly did not want to touch the turtle and not one harassed it in the least.”

Of course not — turtles bite, and if anyone knows that it’ s the

se lemurs.

So they began walking back out to

the turtle and going over their options.

“It was almost as if they were daring each other to make the first jump,” Bendush said.

And once a lemur lept, the rest quickly followed… and so they went, back and forth, hopping over the turtle whenever they needed to get from one end of the habitat to the other.



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