Latest Northern Giant Mouse Lemur Stories
German and Malagasy primatologists have discovered two new species of lemurs, naming one of them after Steve Goodman, a Field Museum scientist who has devoted nearly two decades to studying the animals of Madagascar.
Coquerel’s giant mouse lemur (Mirza coquereli) is native to the island of Madagascar. Its other common names include the southern giant mouse lemur and Coquerel's dwarf lemur. It prefers a habitat within arid, deciduous forests within its range. It derives its common name from Charles Coquerel, a French entomologist. Until 2005, when the northern giant mouse lemur was placed in the Mirza genus, Coquerel’s giant mouse lemur was the only member in its genus. Unlike most mouse lemurs,...
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