National Endangered Species Day
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Today is National Endangered Species Day and its important to acknowledge all the critically endangered species out there, including the lemurs. Madagascar is considered a biodiversity hotspot and has only about 10% of its original habitat left. Human activity pressures have been the culprit to the loss of 90% of the forests. With this ever-decreasing habitat, Madagascar’s lemur species have become the world’s most threatened group of mammals. ‪#‎EndangeredSpeciesDay‬ ‪#‎MBP‬ ‪#‎Savethelemurs‬      

Welcome Chloe!
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Meet our newest volunteer, Chloe! She will be joining the Varecia variegata Monitoring Team. Intro Bio: “Hello! My name is Chloe, I am a 23-year-old aspiring wildlife conservationist from Westborough, Massachusetts. I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology with a focus in Marine Biology. During my time there, I studied abroad in Tanzania and conducted research on Savannah baboons. I also worked in a lab that studied the … Read More