Lake Superior Zoo welcomes two new baby lemurs

By KBJR News 1

June 26, 2014 Updated Jun 26, 2014 at 6:02 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- The Lake Superior Zoo is now home to some adorable new baby animals.

Two new twin ring-tailed lemurs were born on May 31 to 4-year-old Riona and 10-year-old Reagan.

The baby lemurs have no names at this time, and their sex remains unknown.

The lemur family arrived at the Lake Superior Zoo in January from the Indianapolis Zoo and includes four generations
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The twins are the second set of twins born at the zoo in the last three years.

The newborns are now 30 days old and the zookeepers say they are on track with their growth and development.

"Our primary concerns right now are the health and the wellbeing. We watch for growth, progress- we watch for, to make sure to the babies are bright, active, their responsive and they're right on cue. Being thirty days old, they are doing incredibly well," said David Thompson, Primate Center Zookeeper.

The twins will be at the Lake Superior Zoo for at least another year and a half.

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