pictures: ranomafana 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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Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi) with a radio collar

Silver fungi

Female Red-bellied Lemur (Eulemur rubriventer)




Black and white marbled weevil (Curculionidae family)

Satanic Leaf-tail Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus)

Pollen's Vanga (Xenopirostris polleni)

Deforestation near Ranomafana


Downed rainforest tree

Strangler fig

Brilliant green beetle [Tortoise beetle of the Chrysomelidae family]

Female Furcifer balteatus preparing to grab an insect

Researcher tagging a mouse lemur in Ranomafana for aging research


Deforestation near Ranomafana


Rainforest Chameleon (Furcifer balteatus) [male]


Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi)

Oenia rosea orchid

Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)

Mossy stick insect headshot

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

Yellow and pink flowers

Neon pink leafhopper

Beetle on hand (Ranomafana N.P.)

Golden Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)

Blue-eyed dragonfly

Maroon and white orchid: Maxillaria tenuifolia (native to Mexico and Central America, not Madagascar)

Mossy stick insect

Big-nosed chameleon (Calumma nasutum)

Deforestation near Ranomafana

Golden Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur aureus)

White fungi

Milne-Edwards' Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi) with a radio collar

Sleeping female O'Shaughnessy's Chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi)

Female Rain forest Chameleon (Furcifer balteatus) preparing her tongue to grab an insect

Purple flowers

Madagascar Pygmy-kingfisher (Ceyx madagascariensis)


Mossy stick insect

Male Red-bellied Lemur

Spotted Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae, genus Polybothris)

Pill millipede

Mantidactylus lugubris

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

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