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Petter's Sportive Lemur
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Information
Range southwestern Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primate
Family Lepilemuridae
Genus Lepilemur
Species Lepilemur petteri
(Louis et al., 2006)
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Petter's sportive lemur (Lepilemur petteri), is a species of sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is one of the smaller sportive lemurs with a total length of about 49 to 54 centimeters, of which 22-25 centimeters are tail. Petter's sportive lemur is found in southwestern Madagascar, living in dry spiny forests and some gallery forests.

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