black-and-white ruffed lemur

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black-and-white ruffed lemur (plural black-and-white ruffed lemurs)

  1. A species of ruffed lemur, Varecia variegata, endemic to Madagascar.
    • 2018, Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, 24 February:
      Rustling branches and a canopy cacophony – part howl, part screech, part snigger – proclaim the presence of black-and-white ruffed lemurs as visitors enter Ivoloina zoological park in eastern Madagascar.