There are lemurs the size of a mouse, and lemurs the size of a man. Some are red, and some are white. The lemur is one of the world's most varied animal species.
Click the button to play this film clip of a lemur from Madagascar. You can also view a larger version of this Greatest Places film clip (5.6Mb).
The smallest type of primate is the mouse lemur.
How much does it weigh?

Visitor's Comments

The lesser mouse lemur eats as much food as it can before the dry season comes.They store the food as fat in its tail.All types of lemurs live in Madagascar.The smallest primate in the world is the gray mouse lemur,wheraes the largest primate is the male gorrila.
-From, Alan B.
Do you have a picture of a lemur? If you do, you can send it to us...
To view a LARGER version of this sketch,
click here


Go to the main animals page.