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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Propithecus verreauxi deckenii (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Green grasshopper (Manambolo)

Rainforest Chameleon (Furcifer balteatus) [male]

Red and orange Galerucinae Leaf Beetle

Plated Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia stumpffi)

Calumma parsoni chameleon near Andasibe (Andasibe)


Male panther chameleon (Christmas coloration - red and green)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi)

Red-fronted brown lemur at Berenty (Berenty)

Indri lemurs

Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli)

Lined Day Gecko (Phelsuma lineata)

Mossy Leaftail Gecko (Uroplatus sikorae)

Baby ringtail lemur riding mother (Berenty)

Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)

Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher (female) Terpsiphone mutata

Aldabra Giant Tortoise (Geochelone gigantea) in captivity

Parson's chameleon (red and yellow)

Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis)

Yellow-headed Day Gecko (Phelsuma klemmeri) from northwestern Madagascar

Brookesia antakarana

Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)

Mossy stick insect headshot

Madagascar Crested Ibis (Lophotibis cristata) in captivity

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen

Brookesia antakarana

Blue, orange, and green Calumma crypticum chameleon [male]

Mother Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus) with baby

Ptychadena mascareniensis

Ringtailed lemur (Lemur catta) calling (Berenty)

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

Big-nosed Chameleon, Calumma nasutum

Comet moth with damaged wings

Crowned Sifaka (Propithecus coronatus)

Female crowned lemur, carrying baby, feeding on a mango rind

Verreaux's Sifaka sitting in a tree

Green-backed mantella frog (Mantella laevigata)

Family of ring-tail lemurs (including babies)

Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur hanging in a tree

Wing with orange eye-spot belonging to Antherina suraka, Saturniidae family

Troop of ringtails

Neon pink leafhopper

Zonosaurus lizard

Stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)

Hissing cockroach in Madagascar

Pitta-like Ground-roller (Atelornis pittoides)