Western lesser bamboo lemur

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Western Lesser Bamboo Lemur[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Lemuridae
Genus: Hapalemur
Species: H. occidentalis
Binomial name
Hapalemur occidentalis
(Rumpler, 1975)
Hapalemur occidentalis range map.svg
Western lesser bamboo lemur range

The western lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur occidentalis), also known as the northern bamboo lemur or western gentle lemur, is species of bamboo lemur endemic to Madagascar. The total length of this primate is 55–67 cm, more than half of which is tail, and average weight is just under 1 kg.[3] It lives in several discontinuous areas in northern and western Madagascar, including Ankarana[4] and Analamerana in the north, Sambirano and the Ampasindava Peninsula in the northwest, and various areas in the west between the Mahavany and Tsiribihina Rivers.[3]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ a b Mittermeier, Russell, et al. (2006). Lemurs of Madagascar, Second Edition. p. 220. 
  4. ^ Wilson, Jane (1995). Lemurs of the Lost World: exploring the forests and Crocodile Caves of Madagascar. Impact, London. p. 216. ISBN 978-1-874687-48-1.