Belfast Zoological Gardens is celebrating the arrival of white-belted ruffed lemur twins, born in August 2012.
The latest arrivals are the first white-belted ruffed lemurs to be born at Belfast Zoo. Parents, Wakka and Mianta (pictured), arrived in 2009.
Home away from home
White-belted ruffed lemurs are found in Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world and one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet.
Lives at risk
White-belted ruffed lemurs are facing a high risk of extinction. Belfast Zoo takes part in the European breeding programme for this species.
Young and adorable
The latest arrivals are still young and have not yet been named.
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