The legs on this species are longer than the arms, and it has a long, bushy tail. Crowned Lemurs also possess binocular vision. In the female, the vulva closes when not in estrus.
This species lives in the Northern part of Madagascar, primarily in the dry forests and savannas.
This is primarily a herbivorous species, subsisting on flowers, fruits, and leaves.
The crowned lemur moves quadrupedally.
alarm call: consists of a high-pitch "crou" sound, somewhat similar to Eulemur fulvus.
In this species it is highly developed. The crowned lemur has scent glands on the hands, arms, face, genitals, and anus which it uses in communication.