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Duke Lemur Center

Duke Lemur Center

The Lemur Center is home to approximately 260 prosimians (primates that evolved before monkeys and apes), including lemurs of Madagascar, the lorises and galagos of Asia and Africa, and the tarsiers of certain East Asian islands. Since 1968, the has been dedicated to preservation, propagation and study of these endangered prosimians; it maintains the world's largest captive collection of prosimians.

The Lemur Center houses both diurnal(day-time active) in natural habitat enclosures outdoors and nocturnal(night-time active) prosimians indoors. Tours for individuals or groups can be arranged in advance only. As the majority of the tour is outside and along gravel paths, it is recommended that visitors wear comfortable walking shoes.

October 1 - 1, 2014

Cheyenne Jackson

Jackson will be singing hits from the Great American Songbook, including "Besame Mucho," "Angel Eyes," "Walking My Baby Back Home" and "Luck Be a Lady, and other numbers in the tradition of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway spectaculars. Tickets $44+.

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