Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur • Earth.com

Last update: September 19th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Madame Berthe’s Mouse Lemur

Madame Berthe’s Mouse Lemur (Microcebus berthae) can be found in the Kirindy Forest in western Madagascar. With an average body length of 9.2 centimeters (3.6 inches) and weight about 30 grams (just over 1 ounce), Madame Berthe’s Mouse Lemur is the smallest primate in the world. The species was discovered in 1992 and named after the conservationist and primatologist Berthe Rakotosaminanana.

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