In ancient Rome, the word "lemur" meant a ghost (or spirit). Lemurs name was given to this group of animals, since they are mostly nocturnal.
For many of us lemurs - these sweetly bouncy creature with striped black and white tails, but in fact they are on the planet whole variety.
Site ScienceRay.Com published photos of ten different species of lemurs, many of which are very rare animals.
The blue-eyed black lemur (The Blue-Eyed Black Lemur)
Black and white furry lemur (The Black and White Ruffed Lemur)
Mongoose lemur (The Mongoose Lemur)
Krasnogruda brown lemur (The Red-Fronted Brown Lemur)