pictures: animals in Madagascar

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Below you will find a collection of photos from Madagascar. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 2009. While these images are the property of, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.

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Madagascar giant chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti)

Calumma brevicornis (Andasibe-)

Petter's Chameleon (Furcifer petteri) [female]

Northern Lepilemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis) peeking out from a tree hollow

Blue-nosed Chameleon (Calumma boettgeri)

Coquerel's Sifaka dancing across a clearing

Big-nosed Chameleon, Calumma nasutum

Small colorful spider

Ring-tailed lemurs in gallery forest

ringtail profile (Berenty)

Yellow spider eating a moth

Madagascar Kestrel in flight above Isalo (Isalo)

Jeweled Chameleon (Furcifer campani) [female]

Mother Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) with baby

Madagascar Turtle-dove (Nesoenas picturata)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Northern Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis) peering out of a hole in a tree

Leaf-mimicking treehopper

Yawning Coquerel's sifaka

Furcifer oustaleti chameleon (juvenile-bright green)

Common brown lemurs (Eulemur fulvus)

Blue Vanga (Cyanolanius madagascarinus) [male]

Leaf-mimicking treehopper

Pied crow at sunrise (Isalo)

nesting parrot (Manambolo)

Nelicourvi Weaver (Ploceus nelicourvi)

Baby brown lemur

Blue vanga [male]

Green Bright-eyed Frog (Boophis viridis)

Mantidactylus lugubris

pandanus insect (Andasibe)

White-footed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) in a spiny Alluaudia procera plant

Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi)

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Black millipede with yellow legs

Red fronted brown lemur resting in tree (Kirindy)

Group of common brown lemurs (Eulemur fulvus) huddled in the forest canopy

Caterpillars found at the petite tsingy (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Female Parson's chameleon [Green with yellow eye)

Researcher tagging a mouse lemur in Ranomafana for aging research

Mantidactylus melanopleura

Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)


Carpet Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis)

Sanford's Brown Lemur (Eulemur sanfordi)


Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)

Purple rainforest crab in Madagascar (Terrestrial Crab)