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Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur Project

Only 10% of Madagascar’s rainforest still exists and wildlife within it is finding it tougher and tougher to survive. We’re working to reverse this destruction and help secure a future for the animals and plants.

How does Perth Zoo Help Save the Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur?

Perth Zoo partners with the Madagascan Fauna and Flora Group, to conserve native species in Madagascar. They work with the Malagasy Government to establish conservation goals, operate breeding-for-release programs to boost wild numbers of species and undertake conservation research. 

As well as saving the Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur, your donations help save many other lemur species native to Madagascar. Donations also help to purchase native habitat outright and train rangers to police it against poachers, propagate endangered plant species, and build capacity within the local communities by working with farmers on eco-agriculture principles.

It’s a lot of work but it’s critical to helping save Madagascar’s unique—but struggling—biodiversity.

What Does My Donation Go Towards?

100% of your tax deductible donation will help protect wildlife as Perth Zoo covers all donation administration costs.

$30 – Roundtrip transport for 30 university students to conduct research at Parc Ivoloina

$60 – One week camping trip for research team in Betampona Natural Reserve

$120 – One week supply of food for the animals at Parc Ivoloina

Learn more about Black-and-white Ruffed Lemurs here.