Duke Lemur Center

The Duke Lemur Center was established in 1966 and today is the world's largest sanctuary for rare and endangered prosimian primates. Sadly, lemurs are the most endangered mammal group on the planet. Nestled on 85 acres in Duke Forest, the Lemur Center houses about 250 animals, including 233 lemurs encompassing 15 species, along with lorises from India and Southeast Asia and bushbabies from Africa. The Mission of the Duke Lemur Center is to promote research and understanding of prosimians and their natural habitat as a means of advancing the frontiers of knowledge, to contribute to the educational development of future leaders in international scholarship and conservation and to enhance t...
Help Expand Forest Areas for Endangered Lemurs
 
Lemurs are the most endangered group of mammals on earth. The Duke Lemur Center (DLC) in North Carolina is the largest collection of lemurs outside of their native Madagascar with 250 animals living on 80 acres of Duke Forest. Only 75% of this acreage is fenced to allow the lemurs to free range like wild lemurs. For the DLC to take advantage of all 80 acres, the DLC needs to expand the fencing to allow more lemurs to live in forests. These lemurs are the genetic safety net for future generations project reportread updates from the field
 
   

donate now:

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $10
    give
  • $20
    give
  • $75
    give
  • $140
    give
  • $250
    give
  • $500
    give
  • $10
    each month
    give
  • $20
    each month
    give
  • $75
    each month
    give
  • $140
    each month
    give
  • $250
    each month
    give
  • $500
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Reviews of Duke Lemur Center

Great Nonprofits
Read and write reviews about Duke Lemur Center on GreatNonProfits.org.
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.