Class Mammalia Order Primates Family Indriidae

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Medium- to large-sized primates with powerful hind limbs and short snouts


Weight: 2.2-16.1 lb (1.0-7.3 kg); head and body length: 10.4-20.5 in (264-520 mm)

Number of genera, species

Extinct: 6 genera, 10 species; Extant: 3 genera, 8-10 species


Subtropical spiny desert and its gallery forest, humid moist tropical forest, tropical dry forest

Conservation status

Extinct: 10 species; Critically Endangered: 3 species; Endangered: 5-7 species

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