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

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