Straight Outta Madagascar (2016)

Artist: Carrie Cook
Oil on canvas
Ring-tailed Lemur
36.00 x 12.00 (inches)
 
If only I'd traveled to Madagascar to photograph this ring-tailed lemur. In truth, I've never been to Madagascar (neither, I'm sure, has this particular lemur). She resides in the Dallas Zoo, where I was once the graphic design manager. I'm no longer a zoo fan, nor, apparently, were the lemurs, who were notorious escapees. Wild lemurs may be faring no better, however. Due to destruction of habitat from farming and human overpopulation, Madagascar has less than 10% of its original forest remaining.
 
15% of listed price
Wildlife Conservation Society
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