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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Female crowned lemur feeding on a mango rind

Indri lemur

Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur hanging in a tree

Pair of White-fronted Brown Lemurs (Nosy Mangabe)

Worm in a protective case

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

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

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur griseus)

Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur griseus)

Madagsscar red fody in Taolagnaro (Berenty)

White-browed Owl (Ninox superciliaris)

Sanford's Brown Lemur (Eulemur sanfordi)

Mabuya skink in leaf litter (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

White Spotted Reed Frog (Heterixalus alboguttatus)


Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Orange and black bug

Oustalet's chameleon walking across sand near Isalo

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Coquerel's Sifaka eating leaves

Paroedura bastardi gecko


Sanford's Brown Lemur chewing

Lined Day Gecko (Phelsuma lineata)

Eastern Woolly Lemurs (Avahi laniger)

Crowned lemur wrapped in its tail

Brown Ghost Mantis (Phyllocrania paradoxa)

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


Calumma nasuta (Andasibe)

Dung beetle in Madagascar

Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)

Frog in Bekopaka village (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Black and red insect

Blue and yellow Madagascar Reed Frog (Heterixalus madagascariensis)


Mossy stick insects

Ring-tail lemur licking its penis

Ring-tail lemur licking its penis

Ring-tail lemur licking its penis

Ring-tail lemur licking its balls

Ring-tail lemur licking its penis