The former House Speaker and presidental candidate is a huge fan of animals. He frequently tweets pictures of himself at zoos around the country, but the lemurs photo is the first to go up on his Instagram account.

Gingrich’s wife, Callista, has a children’s book called Sweet Land of Liberty, and Gingrich credits the central character of the story, Ellis the Elephant, with getting him through some of the darkest days of his 2012 presidential campaign.