Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur ©news.bbc.co.uk
Madame Berthe’s Mouse Lemur ©news.bbc.co.uk

Order Primates

Family Cheirogaleidae

Scientific Name

Microcebus berthae

Other Names

Berthe’s mouse lemur

Thumbnail Description

It is the smallest of the mouse lemurs and the smallest primate in the world

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 9.2 cm (3.6 in)

WEIGHT: 30 g (1.1 oz)

Habitat

Tree vines

Distribution

Western Madagascar

Diet

Fruit, flowers, gum, arthropod, small vertebrates (e.g. geckos, chameleons)

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

7,920

Lifespan

6 – 8 years (wild)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

22,000 ha

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Solitary

Conservation Status

Endangered