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

Beetle on hand (Ranomafana N.P.)

Green-backed mantella frog (Mantella laevigata)

Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)


Oustalet's Chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) [green color]

katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)


Gray Mouse Lemur (Microcebus murinus)

ringtail lemur (Berenty)

Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur griseus)

Madagascarophis colubrinus

Mother Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) with baby

Eulemur fulvus rufus profile (Kirindy)

Female Parson's chameleon [Green with yellow eye)

Male panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis)

Eastern bamboo lemur

Ring-tailed lemur with baby

Golden Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)

Amber Mountain chameleon (Calumma ambreense)

Baby crowned lemur buried in its mother's fur

Madagascar Bee-eater (Merops superciliosus)

Brilliantly colorful grasshopper

Jeweled Chameleon (Furcifer campani) [female]

Panther chameleon

Verreaux's Sifaka feeding

Chrysiridia rhipheus (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Mother Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) with baby

Sleeping Parson's chameleon

Phelsuma madagascariensis (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Ringtailed lemur (Lemur catta)

Elephant-eared Chameleon (Calumma brevicorne)

perinet moth (Perinet)

Golden Mantella (Mantella aurantiaca)

Female black lemur (Eulemr macaco macaco) (Nosy Komba)

Ringtailed lemur (Lemur catta) taking in the sun (Berenty)

African Pygmy Goose (Nettapus auritus) in captivity

Uroplatus sikorae

Forest roach

Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)

Verreaux's Sifaka dancing

Sakalava's Velvet Gecko (Homopholis sakalava)


Multicolored katydid

Blue-eyed dragonfly

Ring-tail lemur licking its lips

Shield bug

Phelsuma abbotti