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The Lemurs are supporting characters in the DreamWorks Madagascar franchise. They are a primate unique to the island of Madagascar.


The types of lemurs shown are as follows:



They first appeared in the movie having a wild party underneath the Baobab tree with their ruler, King Julien, singing "I Like to Move It." When all of a sudden, when one lemur cried about a fossa attack, all the lemurs start yelling and running as they hid behind the bushes. They watch Alex the lion scare the fossa as he screams and jumps at the sight of a spider on his back. When the lemurs find out that Alex scared the fossa, King Julien decides to use Mort as bait to make sure that the lion, and his three friends, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe, and Gloria the hippo, are savages. At first, Mort thought Alex was gonna eat him (which was just a gentle attempt to greet the natives), but then gets picked up by Gloria who starts cuddling him. As they see this, King Julien decides to have his subjects come out of hiding and greet the giants. They address them as "the New York Giants."

Later that night, the lemurs held a meeting which they talk about Alex and his friends. One lemur named Willie likes them. As King Julien tells the lemurs that they've been eaten by fossa for a long time, the very mention of the word 'fossa' gives the lemurs a panic attack, until King Julien's advisor, Maurice, calms them down to inform them that the fossa aren't attacking now, so they sigh of relief. King Julien tells his subjects his genius plan which is to make the giants their friends and to protect them from the fossa and no longer have to fear them. With that, the subjects start getting excited of the fact that they won't be eaten by the fossa anytime soon. But one thing that worries Maurice but he has to tell the lemurs was that the fossa was scared of Alex, in which case they might be more worried about Alex than they are of the fossa. King Julien tells Maurice that he didn't raise his hand, then asks his subjects if they feel how they thought Maurice felt, in which case they really weren't. After King Julien tells all the lemurs that they want the giants to wake up in paradise the next morning, they all start getting interested at King Julien asking them if they want a cookie.

While watching Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria sleep in Casa del Wild, they hide in various leafy branches on a tall tree while King Julien and Maurice watch from another branch below them. When King Julien complains loudly about how long the sleep will be, the giants wake up causing the lemurs to hide beneath the leaves, and Julien and Maurice to hide behind leafy fans.

The very next morning, they surround Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria who start screaming when Julien asks Alex if he was sucking his thumb. They soon give them a warm welcome to Madagascar. When Alex and Marty swing back to the party being held by the lemurs, some of the lemurs were pampering Gloria in the watering hole, while some other lemurs were giving Melman a neck massage, while the other lemurs are dancing around. They all soon watch Alex's debut in the wild, in which Alex was more wilder than he was back in New York. Soon, in the middle of his performance, he starts to think that the lemurs around him might be delicious-looking steaks, when suddenly he bit Marty in the rear, which got the lemurs majorly concerned. King Julien decrees that his plan failed ultimately and that Alex belongs to the Fossa territory, when Alex resumes picturing all the lemurs, and his three friends as steak, then he starts to try eating them, causing everyone to flee in fear.

Later in the day, after the fossa have been chased away for good, the lemurs decide to hold a "Thank You" feast for Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria, with the penguins preparing fish for Alex which he likes, causing the lemurs to react by cheering. As Marty gives a toast to Alex, everyone gives a cheer to Alex as they start drinking salt water drinks and spitting them out. When it was time for the zoosters to go home, the lemurs say their goodbyes to their new friends.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa[]

The crowd of lemurs appear only towards the beginning of the movie where the now grown-up Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are about to leave Madagascar and back to New York. The giants bid their pint-sized primate friends goodbye, until Alex tells them that they should call before visiting Manhattan, when he sees two lemurs picking their noses and exchanging boogers. When Maurice brings in the farewell cake from which King Julien pops out from, many of the lemurs find King Julien disguised as a lady attractive. King Julien proclaims to his subjects that he will let Stevie be in charge of the kingdom, which they remain silent for they don't understand the concept, until King Julien hears from Stevie and declares in "gecko" that they should have cake. Mort shows up with his luggage full of scissors and hand cream, so Julien demands some of the lemurs to stop him from going inside the plane, causing Julien taking the giants go inside the plane run by the penguins. The penguins' leader, Skipper, commands some lemurs to launch the plane. A small portion of the lemurs push the plane like a slingshot successfully letting it fly. Once the plane has left, the lemurs who didn't board on the plane cheer for they've done a good job getting a wrecked plane to fly.



Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa[]


v - e - d
Madagascar 3 logo
Films: MadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedPenguins of Madagascar

TV Specials: The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas CaperMerry MadagascarMadly Madagascar
TV Series: The Penguins of MadagascarAll Hail King JulienMadagascar: A Little Wild

Zoosters: AlexMartyMelmanGloria

Penguins: SkipperKowalskiRicoPrivate
Lemurs: King Julien the 13thMauriceMortClover
The Circus: GiaStefanoVitalySonyaEsmeralda, Esperanza and ErnestinaManu and MayaDancing Dogs
The North Wind: ClassifiedEvaShort FuseCorporal
Allies: Mason and PhilLemursTedZubaFlorrieMoto MotoMarlene
Villains: FossasNanaMakungaTeetsiSharkMr. ChewChantel DuBoisDaveOctopusesKarlChauncey

Madagascar: I Like To Move ItStayin' AliveWhat a Wonderful World

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa: The Traveling SongI Like To Move ItAlex On The Spot
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted: Afro CircusAfro Circus/I Like To Move ItFireworkGonna Make You SweatWhat's New Pussycat?
The Penguins of Madagascar: Brand New PlanConga KingDrop Some Acorns on Em'Penguin ChantPorpoise Power BalladThump Thump ThumpHe's Doctor Blowhole
Others: CelebrateSanta Claus is Coming to MadagascarWho's da King

See also
Locations: AfricaAntarcticaCentral Park ZooCircus ZaragozaFranceMadagascarNew York CityVatican City