Mouse lemurs (Genus Microcebus) are the smallest primates and are found throughout Madagascar. These small primates may be some of the most adaptable lemurs, because they can live in small forest fragments that are much colder and drier than their typical home.
[Photos and caption by Meredith Lutz]
Andriambeloson, J. B., Blanco, M. B., Andriantsalohimisantatra, A., Rivoharison, T. V., Walker, N., Birkinshaw, C., & Yoder, A. D. (2021). Living in tiny fragments: a glimpse at the ecology of Goodman’s mouse lemurs (Microcebus lehilahytsara) in the relic forest of Ankafobe, Central Highlands, Madagascar. Primates, 62(6), 887-896.
[Edited by Maggie Creamer]