2. Duke University Lemur Center
Everyone’s favourite stop in Durham is the Lemur Center. Just two miles from main campus, this is the largest collection of the endangered primates outside of Madagascar, their native country.
The centre is focused on research, scholarship, and conservation and they run guided tours on most days that are often booked well in advance.
Their mission is to promote a deep appreciation of our planet’s amazing biodiversity and the inherent power behind new scientific discoveries. It’s almost impossible not to fall in love with these wide-eyed fuzzy creatures.