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New species of Lemur found on island of Madagascar

A fork-marked Lemur

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If you've seen the film 'Madagascar', you'll know the island is famous for pretty amazing animals.

Well now there's another rare creature that's been discovered living there.

Scientists have found a new species of Lemur that have unusual forked markings living in the trees of Madagascar.

They were first spotted 15 years ago - but were confirmed by experts while filming a documentary.