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Coquerel's sifaka lemur in the Anjajavy Forest, Madagascar

Jovian (1994 – November 10, 2014[1][2]) was a Coquerel's sifaka lemur, best known for mainly portraying Zoboomafoo in the series of the same name.[1][3][4] On November 10, 2014, Jovian died at his home in the Duke Lemur Center of renal failure at age 20.

Jovian was born in the spring of 1994 at the Duke Lemur Center to parents Nigel and Flavia.[1][1][5][6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Jovian, the PBS star lemur who played 'Zoboomafoo,' dies". United Press International. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  2. "'Zoboomafoo' star Jovian the lemur has died". Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  3. "Zoboomafoo Lemur Jovian Dead at 20; Co-Star Remembers Him as 'Gentle'". Yahoo!. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  4. "Lemur star of Zoboomafoo remembered as playful and caring". The Chronicle. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  5. "Lemur famous from PBS show 'Zoboomafoo' dead at 20". WTIC-TV. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  6. "Internet mourns loss of celebrity lemur Zoboomafoo". USA Today. Retrieved 14 November 2014.