Photo of lemur on sleeping baby goes viral - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Photo of lemur on sleeping baby goes viral


A Kansas family has become internet celebrities thanks to a lemur that crawled inside their baby's car seat.

According a post on Reddit, Angie Widener brought her 9-month-old daughter, Finley, to Tanganyika Wildlife Park in her car seat since strollers aren't permitted in the zoo.

Widener sat the car seat down for a quick break when a stranger approached her saying, "ma'am, there's a lemur on your baby."

According to the website for the Goddard, KS, wildlife park, visitors may find themselves face-to-face with a kangaroo, have a giraffe eating out of their hand, or look up to a ring-tailed lemur on their shoulder.

For Widener, a lemur had made itself at home on top of Finley's head, who wasn't even awaken by her new seatmate.

Widener said she was shocked at first, but when a zookeeper told her the baby was safe, she took advantage of the photo op.

The pictures later went viral, making it on Reddit and The Huffington Post.

Copyright 2014 KCTV (Meredith Corp.). All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly