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Ankarana Sportive Lemur
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Information
Common Name Ankarana Weasel Lemur
Range northern Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primate
Family Lepilemuridae
Genus Lepilemur
Species Lepilemur ankaranensis
(Rumpler & Albignac, 1975)
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Ankarana sportive lemur (Lepilemur ankaranensis),known as the Ankarana weasel lemur, is a species of sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is one of the smaller sportive lemurs with a total length of about 53 centimeters, including 25 centimeters of tail. Average body weight is approximately 750 grams. The Ankarana sportive lemur is found in northern Madagascar, living in dry lowland forests in Ankarana, Andrafiamena and Analamerana, and in moist montane forest of Montagne d'Ambre.

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