The Halls Gap Zoo is calling on the public to help name its newest arrival, a ring-tailed lemur.
The Wimmera Mail-Times, in conjunction with Stawell Times-News and The Ararat Advertiser are running a competition with the Halls Gap Zoo to name the baby lemur.
The winner is to be announced at the end of October.
The infant was born on September 11, 2021, and the gender is yet to be determined.
The ring-tailed lemur is highly social animal with the females dominating the males in all circumstances, including feeding priority.
They are native to Madagascar and are an endangered species.
The newborn's mother Asha arrived at Halls Gap Zoo from Mogo Wildlife Park in March 2020 and settled in very quickly with Halls Gap Zoo resident lemur, Dodi (newborn's father).
This is the pair's second child with Tiana the ring-tailed lemur celebrating her first birthday in September.
To enter the competition submit your suggestion through the link below:
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