We are excited to announce that Andro, our female ring-tailed lemur, gave birth to a single offspring on 27th March, which has since been confirmed as male!

This will be Andro’s fourth baby with our male, Anakin, and both mum and baby are doing extremely well. The youngster has already begun to explore the enclosure and is spending more time on mum’s back.

With their distinctive long, bushy, black and white, ringed tail, they are the most recognised lemur species. The birth of our ring-tailed lemur is important not just to Colchester Zoo but also to the entire species as they are currently listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

Why not see if you can spot our little one during your next visit from the road train or Gelada Bridge, near our lake.

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