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Fat-Tailed Dwarf Lemur
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Conservation status
CITES Appendix I (CITES)
Scientific classification
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Fat-tailed dwarf lemur range
Synonyms
  • minor É. Geoffroy, 1812
  • samati Grandidier, 1867

The fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius), is a type of lemur. It is also called the lesser dwarf lemur, western fat-tailed dwarf lemur, or spiny forest dwarf lemur. It is only lives in Madagascar. It is nocturnal. It eats insects, other small animals, fruits and flowers. An adult weighs 160 grams.

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