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Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) anatomy

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dc.contributor.author Makungu, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-16T13:56:05Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-16T13:56:05Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.issn 2307-4531
dc.identifier.uri http://www.suaire.sua.ac.tz/handle/123456789/2820
dc.description.abstract The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is primarily distributed in south and south-western Madagascar. It is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The ring-tailed lemur is a species commonly kept in zoological gardens. Diseases involving various body systems such as musculoskeletal, digestive, circulatory, respiratory and urogenital systems have been reported in the ring-tailed lemur, which threatens their survival. This review describes the normal anatomy of the ring-tailed lemur as a reference for clinical use and species identification. Variations exist in the normal anatomy of different animal species. Knowledge of the normal anatomy of individual species is important for accurate diagnosis and treatment of diseases. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IJSBAR en_US
dc.subject Anatomy en_US
dc.subject Lemur catta en_US
dc.subject Osteology en_US
dc.subject Radiography en_US
dc.subject Ring-tailed lemur en_US
dc.subject Ultrasound en_US
dc.title Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) anatomy en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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