Mouse lemur


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(Zool.) any one of several species of very small lemurs of the genus Chirogaleus, found in Madagascar.

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He has helped to preserve everything from a giant Western lowland gorilla to a tiny mouse lemur.
We recently reported that L-BSE was readily transmissible by experimental oral inoculation in a nonhuman primate species, the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) (3).
Among the key discoveries is the 10 centimetre long Berthe's mouse lemur, the world's smallest primate.
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Lemurs range in size from the tiny mouse lemur, which can fit in the palm of your hand, to the Indri lemur, which is larger than a house cat and can weigh up to 9 kilograms (20 pounds).
On our final night hike in the park in an area called Perinet, we encountered the Goodman's mouse lemur, which has only recently been described by science.
8 ounces), he's actually heavier than the average mouse lemur.
A new species of mouse lemur was discovered in Madagascar.
That said, cute mouse lemur Mort (Richter) looks suspiciously like Puss In Boots from Shrek 2 - I suppose that is what passes for animation recycling.
That said, cute mouse lemur Mort (Richter) looks suspiciously like Puss In Boots from Shrek 2; I suppose that is what passes for animation recycling.
Three previously unknown species of mouse lemur have been discovered in Madagascar by an international team of researchers, the British Broadcasting Corp.
That's about 4000 times heavier than one of the tiniest primates, the mouse lemur.
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