Pygmy mouse lemur, western rufous lemur
Pygmy mouse lemurs are the world's smallest primate.
Head and body length: 6.1cm, Tail length: 13.6cm, Weight: 30.6g.
Pygmy mouse lemurs have an orange-brown body, with creamy-white under-parts. A white stripe runs from the nose to the forehead, and a black stripe runs down the back.
They inhabit Western Madagascar.
This species prefers dry deciduous forest.
They are thought to feed on fruit, flowers and insects.
Pygmy mouse lemurs are nocturnal and arboreal. They are solitary.
Little is known about the pygmy mouse lemur's reproductive biology.
They are categorised as Endangered by the 2000 IUCN Red List.