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New species of lemur believed found in Madagascar

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Katzenmaki (Phaner furcifer)The BBC reports from the forests of Daraina, Madagascar, where wildlife researchers believe they've found a new species of fork-marked lemur.

The lemur has a distinctive structure beneath its tongue, which Dr. Russ Mittermeier suggested might be used to capture nectar.

The discovery may save the lemur's habitat from the axe.

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