Brown Mouse Lemur (Microcebus rufus / Rode muislemur) - Ranomafana NP, Madagascar

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    1 August 2008.
    Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.

    During a nightwalk I encountered this lemur.

    It had to be lit with torch light to not blind it.

    Click a link and you'll go to the page for that rank in the biological classification on Schaapmans' Wildlife Spotting.

    Kingdom: Animalia; Animals / Dierenrijk
    Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden
    Class: Mammalia; Mammals / Zoogdieren
    Order: Primates Primates / Primaten
    Suborder: Strepsirrhini; Non-tarsier prosimians / Halfapen
    Infraorder: Lemuriformes; Lemures / Lemuren
    Family: Cheirogaleidae; Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs / Dwergmaki's
    Genus: Microcebus; Mouse lemurs / Muismaki's
    Species: Microcebus rufus; Brown Mouse Lemur / Rode muismaki

    1. e_monk 56 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Stuff With Four Legs, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. David d'O / Schaapmans 56 months ago | reply

      Photo added to your group :-) Thanks for the invitation!

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