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Rare lemur baby raises spirits after 'tragic' fire at wildlife park

The baby was born to a pair of lemurs who recently survived a fire. Credit: Curraghs Wildlife Park/ Facebook

A rare endangered lemur has been born at a wildlife park on the Isle of Man following a "tragic" fire three months ago.

An enclosure which housed lemurs at Curraghs Wildlife Park was burnt to the ground on the 25th of April - four animals were rescued but two died.

The surviving pair have given birth and are now waiting to be housed in a new enclosure.

The baby lemur has been named Phoenix.

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