Charlie Wright '78
Let's Lunch With the Lemurs!
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm MDT
Virtual via Zoom
Denver, Colorado United States
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Lemurs in the Rockies? YES! Duke Colorado is bringing a little bit of Madagascar out West and are inviting you to join us. Grab your lunch and enjoy getting to know the people—and lemurs—of the Duke Lemur Center (DLC). Charlie Wright '78, chief operations officer of the Denver Zoo, will kick off our program. The Denver Zoo currently houses three aye-ayes from the DLC: Tonks, Bellatrix and Smeagol. Staff from the DLC will then share some of the latest glimpses of lemurs in the forested habitats, including our newest infant members of Duke's own colony of the world's most endangered mammals. You will also meet the DLC's experts who care for the center's lemurs and lead the center's research programs.
Given the DLC's conservation work in Madagascar, what better way to celebrate Earth Day in a Forever Duke way than time with the DLC's experts?
We challenge you to study-up before coming to the program by checking out the DLC's latest video.
The DLC recently launched a suite of virtual programs, including a range of options from a full virtual tour, to a monthly educational subscription, to a personalized lemur painting package. All registration fees for their virtual programs go right to supporting the DLC's work in Durham and Madagascar.
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