Land of Lemurs

Ring-Tailed lemur sits on grass and holds own tail

Session Outline

This session takes place in the lemur walkthrough enclosure where children will learn about the Madagascar habitat and the lemurs adaptations. The children will also learn about the main threats lemurs currently face and will be able to understand how extinction can occur if they are not protected.


  • Understand the term ‘habitat’

  • Understand the basic requirements needed within a habitat to help animals survive

  • Understand how different animals have different adaptations

  • Understand the importance of camouflage


Curriculum Links

Science (KS1) 

  • Animals, including humans
  • Living things and their habitat

Science (KS2)

  • Living things and their habitat
  • Evolution and inheritance

Geography (KS2)

  • Locational knowledge
  • Human and physical geography