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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Furcifer campani chameleon (Andasibe)


Tree-hugging sifaka lemur (Berenty)

Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur high in the canopy on Nosy Mangabe

Paroedura bastardi gecko

Crowned lemur feeding

Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi)

Verreaux's sifaka in Isalo

Greater dwarf lemur (Andasibe)

Baby Furcifer oustaleti chameleon (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Lined Day Gecko (Phelsuma lineata) in the bathroom drinking from a sink faucet

Pink and orange spider

Mossy stick insect

Brookesia antakarana


Brown mantis

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Ring-tail lemur (Lemur catta)

Green Bright-eyed Frog (Boophis viridis)

Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli)

Flatid leaf bugs (nymph form)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Scarab, family Scarabaeidae

Boa in the kitchen


Red fody and magpie robin

Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus medius)

Sanford's Brown Lemur (Eulemur sanfordi)

Diadema sifaka (Mantady)

Madagascar giant chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti)

Brown damselfly

Stick insect


Collared Brown Lemur (Eulemur collaris) outside it range

Ring-tailed lemurs in riverine gallery forest

Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi)

Ring-tailed lemurs in Isalo (Isalo)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Giant Milkweek Locust

O'Shaughnessy's Chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi)


Phelsuma barbouri (Andingitra)

Green-blue swallow-tail butterfly

Madagascar Pygmy-kingfisher (Ceyx madagascariensis)

Lined Day Gecko (Phelsuma lineata) in a Pandanus palm

blue vanga (Kirindy)

Orange and gray moth

Coquerel's Sifaka 'dancing'