pictures: highlights 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

Moringa drouhardii

Aerial view of sisal plantation near Amboasary

Village and rice fields in Madagascar's Central Plateau

Antanifotsy Valley


Ring-tailed mongoose (Galidia elegans)

Coquerel's Sifaka eating leaves

Baobabs in village outside of Tulear


Leaf-mimicking treehopper

Male Parson's chameleon (Calumma parsonii) [rust-colored]

Brookesia antakarana

Terraced rice paddies Madagascar's Haus Plateaux

Pink-red flower (possibly Bignoniaceae family)

Isalo sunset

Boy in the Antanifotsy Valley

Oustalet's chameleon in a Plumeria tree

Canopy Chameleon (Furcifer willsii)

Magenta leaf-hopper

Blue-eyed dragonfly

Adansonia za Baobabs

Ranomafana rainforest

Guibemantis liber

Andringitra landscape

Montagne d'Ambre forest canopy

Kids in a Tsaranoro Valley village

Back-striped Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur dorsalis)

Sailboat versus speedboat in Madagascar

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

Mossy stick insect


Flooded rice fields at sunset

Alluaudia procera

Blue dragonfly

Adansonia za Baobabs

Coquerel's Sifaka doing a Michael Jackson dance move

Rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Orange Parson's chameleon (juvenile)

Arovana (Ankorohoke)

Fishermen sailing their pirogues in Madagascar's Antongil Bay

Red flowers on a cactus

Bismarck Palms (Bismarckia nobilis) and savanna near Isalo

Tsaranoro Valley

Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus)

Coquerel's Sifaka taking flight

Little Malagasy girl

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

Date published: 2008-Jun-25 | Last updated: 2014-Feb-22

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