Dr Marni LaFleur

Dr. Marni LaFleur is a professor of Anthropology at the University of San Diego. She conducts research in Madagascar on the behavioural ecology of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) and the capture and trade of lemur species (and other wildlife) within Madagascar. Dr. LaFleur is also interested in the people’s perceptions of primates and how social media may influence desires to interact with primates or keep them as pets. She is also the founder and director of a small non-profit organisation, Lemur Love, that does scientific research and conservation. 

Twitter @marnilafleur

email: marni.lafleur@gmail.com