Lemur celebrations and virtual tours: Duke Lemur Center lines up online programs
Duke Lemur Center remains closed to the public, but it's launched some virtual programs that sound like a lot of fun for lemur lovers out there.Posted — Updated
Here's what's offered, according to the center's website:
Lemur Celebration Packages
Mark your birthday - or any day - with this package, which comes with a "fully edited, adorable, and informative video of lemurs enjoying fun enrichment for the recipient to enjoy," according to the center's website.
These include an "everyday celebration" for just $15 where you get access to a nine-minute video as soon as you purchase it and which never expires.
Custom and deluxe packages are more expensive at $150 and $250 each and include 75-minute virtual tours and a more personalized virtual experience.
Duke Lemur Center Virtual Tours
The tour includes 14 curated videos that run for a total of 1 hour, 15 minutes. It's $20 per household and offers one week of unlimited video viewing. Durham Public Schools educators can get free access to use in their classrooms.
The center also is offering a six or 12-month online subscription that offers continuous access to the virtual tours and a monthly e-newsletter from the center's educators with articles, activities and video clips. Six months costs $75. Twelve months costs $120.
The center also is offering private Zoom chats with Lemur experts and virtual painting packages where lemurs actually make the art. The center also continues to host its bi-weekly online series on YouTube with lemur science and trivia.