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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Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur hanging in a tree

Huddled ringtail lemurs (Berenty)

Gray Calumma brevicorne chameleon (Andasibe)

Territorial chase between a pair of Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Phelsuma madagascariensis

Female black lemur (Eulemur macaco)

Jeweled Chameleon (Furcifer campani) [female]

Coquerel's Sifaka dancing across a clearing

Madagascar day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis)

Forest bird (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Block beetle

Giant coua at berenty (Berenty)

Nelicourvi Weaver (Ploceus nelicourvi)

Zonosaurus ornatus


Madagascar Red Fody (Foudia madagascariensis)

Ring-tailed lemurs in riverine gallery forest

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) in a territorial fight

Oplurus cuvieri iguanid lizard (Kirindy)

Green praying mantis

Stink bug

butterfly (Kirindy)

Black spider with red head parts

Red millipede in Madagascar

Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz)

Shield bug

Common brown lemur (Nosy Tanikely)

Researcher tagging a mouse lemur in Ranomafana for aging research


Ring-tailed lemurs in gallery forest

Green, blue, and orange leafhopper

Madagascarophis colubrinus

Ringtail lemurs climbing along cliff in Isalo (Isalo)

Falco newtoni in flight (Isalo)


Indri indri lemur (Andasibe)

Ring-tailed lemurs climbing along cliff in Isalo (Isalo)

Coquerel's Sifaka 'dancing'

Lantern bug


White and gray butterfly with an orange head

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Stick insect

Madagascar magpie robin

Ring-tailed mongoose (Galidia elegans)

Jeweled chameleon at Bekopaka (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Sifaka face 1997 (Berenty)

Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus)