Lemurs Provide Clues About How Fruit Scents Evolved

Lemurs Provide Clues About How Fruit Scents Evolved

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Red-bellied lemurs in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.

Researchers tested what kind of information the animal is able to discern from scent about whether a fruit is ripe. There’s evidence that some fruits evolved to better signal ripeness to lemurs.

(Image credit: N. Rowe & Centre ValBio)

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