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Press Release 13-048
Endangered Lemurs' Genomes Sequenced

Three populations of aye-ayes on Madagascar studied

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An aye-aye surrounded by leaves in its Madagascar forest habitat

An aye-aye on Madagascar in its forest habitat; Madagascar forests are in decline.

Credit: Edward Louis, Omaha Zoo


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Closeup photo of an aye-aye, a type of lemur, holding on to a tree branch.

The aye-aye--a type of lemur--extracts insects from trees, filling the niche of a woodpecker.

Credit: Edward Louis, Omaha Zoo


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Photo of an aye-ayes holding on to a tree trunk.

Genomes of three populations of aye-ayes were sequenced to help conserve the species.

Credit: Edward Louis, Omaha Zoo


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Photo of an aye-aye in a tree

Aye-ayes in northern Madagascar have "genetic distance" from those in the east and west.

Credit: Edward Louis, Omaha Zoo


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Photo of a aye-aye next to a red tropical flower

Aye-ayes live only on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar.

Credit: Wikimedia Commons


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graphical representation of DNA sequence

In their research, the scientists compared DNA from aye-ayes to DNA of humans.

Credit: James J. Caras, National Science Foundation


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