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Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Allocebus
Petter-Rousseaux and Petter, 1967
Species: A. trichotis
Binomial name
Allocebus trichotis
(Günther, 1875)

The Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur (Allocebus trichotis) is a nocturnal lemur endemic to Madagascar. It is the only member of the genus Allocebus. This species is critically endangered and the population is estimated at 100-1000 individuals. They all live a single location in the northeastern part of the country.[2]


  1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M.. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 111. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.  
  2. ^ a b Andrainarivo, C., Andriaholinirina, V. N., Feistner, A., Felix, T., Ganzhorn, J., Garbutt, N., Golden, C., Konstant, B., Louis Jr., E., Meyers, D., Mittermeier, R. A., Perieras, A., Princee, F., Rabarivola, J. C., Rakotosamimanana, B., Rasamimanana, H., Ratsimbazafy, J., Raveloarinoro, G., Razafimanantsoa, A., Rumpler, Y., Schwitzer, C., Thalmann, U., Wilmé, L. & Wright, P. (2008). Allocebus trichotis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 1 January 2009.

hairy-eared dwarf lemur is very close to extinction but there is only 1 left in the whole earth.

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