Duke Lemur Center.

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Duke Lemur Center

Top choice in The Triangle

The secret is out – Durham’s coolest attraction has to be this research and conservation center, home to the largest collection of lemurs outside their native Madagascar. No one could fail to melt at the sight of these big-eyed fuzzy creatures. Visits are by guided tour only, and must be reserved well in advance.

Call at least three weeks ahead for weekdays, or one to two months for weekends.

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