We know these playful creatures for their altering black and white bands on their tails. Even then, they’re an endangered species due to population fragmentation and human-induced habitat loss. Humans are the biggest threat to species around the world, and we’re responsible for the near extinction of many species. Through the loss of habitat, the ring-tailed lemur faces extinction. And in some places around the world, people hunt the lemur with dogs for food. It’s more important they end up on someone’s dinner plate than survive in this world (National Zoo).