What is the world’s smallest monkey? 【Pygmy mouse lemur】

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source : http://janaryttel.blogspot.jp/2016/01/microcebus-myoxinus.html

What is the smallest monkey in the world?

Eating bananas, climbing the trees and fighting each other.

Monkeys are very popular and entertain people at the zoo.



In this world, there is the smallest monkey that can sit on your hand!



(*´Д`)Sounds very cute!


So this article would like to introduce you to the smallest monkey in the world!

source : http://janaryttel.blogspot.jp/2016/01/microcebus-myoxinus.html

This monkey with cute eyes,


The name is…


Pygmy mouse lemur

(Microcebus myoxinus)


As the name tells, it looks like a mouse( ゚Д゚)


source : https://www.pinterest.jp/pin/528328600016370671/


The size of this monkey is



Include the tail, it’s about 11cm ~ 15 cm.


The weight is only




So small( ゚Д゚)


source : http://www.macroevolution.net/mouse-lemur-hybrids.html

It lives in western Madagascar.

It seems that the number is decreasing due to the destruction of habitat in recent years.


( ゚Д゚)take care of the environment!


Therefore, it will not be taken out of the country under the Washington Treaty,

It is not sold overseas or bred at zoos.


But for some species, you may see them at the zoo. (Not very sure)


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