A chance encounter with an orange-eyed lemur changed everything for Penelope Bodry-Sanders, at 49. Her captivating memoir, A Conspiracy of Lemurs, chronicles a life intertwined with the destiny of species on the brink of extinction. Her Lemur Conservation Foundation, begun as a wishful endeavor, is now an internationally recognized model for protecting endangered primates through captive breeding, scientific research, education, and art. For nearly thirty years, Penelope has channeled her formidable energies and tenacity to create a lifeline for these unique and highly threatened animals. Against an intriguing backdrop—from her early days as a Dominican nun and a Broadway performer to her years at the American Museum of Natural History—Penelope weaves an engaging tale of passion, discovery, and transformation as she becomes a resilient force in conservation. Her mission to safeguard lemurs, an umbrella species whose protection ensures countless others' survival, offers a beacon of hope in the face of ecological despair. A Conspiracy of Lemurs presents a compelling portrait of a life dedicated to making a difference. More than just one woman's story, it serves as an inspirational guide for anyone wanting to channel their own passion into action, reaffirming the power of individual aspirations to change the world.