Species Explosions

As deforestation ravages the unique island nation of Madagascar, lemurs have been having a particularly tough time staying alive. And when you couple their endangered state with their fluffiness, wide eyes, and perky tails, they are perfect poster children for endangered species in general. It would just be too awful if the world lost those cuddly little critters.

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