Nature

Lemurs' Jungle Pharmacy

Clip: Season 39 Episode 3 | 1m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Like many primates, lemurs are prone to ticks and other parasites. In addition to grooming each other, this group has developed a more ingenious means of keeping pests at bay: self-medication.

Aired: 11/04/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major support for NATURE is provided by the Arnhold Foundation, The Fairweather Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao, Charles Rosenblum, Filomen …

Nature.

Explore Free Resources
Green Up Your Inbox

NATURE NEWSLETTER

Green Up Your Inbox

Subscribe to the weekly NATURE newsletter and be the first to hear about the latest episodes, animal videos, conservation news, citizen science projects, educational resources and much more!

Subscribe