Monday, January 9, 2012

The World According to Gerp

Hi Gerp! You're cute!
Madagascar was on the international news today! That rarely happens. I believe the last time was during the coup d'etat in 2009. Sadly, the Madagascar cartoon movie is still the first hit when googling this country. But today we have something to celebrate: the discovery of a new lemur. Size of a hamster, cute wide eyes and a bushy, long tail. He is a handsome little lemur. His name is Gerp, and here is the world according to Gerp.

Species: Mircocebus Gerpi
Name: Gerp Mouse Lemur
Full Name: Groupe d"Etude et Recherche sur le Primates a Madagascar Microcebus
Place of birth: Sahafina forest
Nationality: Malagasy
 Date of birth: December 2011
Eyes: Large
Height: 16 centimeters
Weight: 68 grammes (!)
Favorite foods: insects, fruits and flours
Favorite past time: sleeping


  1. Nice to hear from you again. Happy New Year and lots of blessings for the coming years.

    It is very interesting to know that we have a new species in town ...:-) However, who gave the name Gerp? Is it Dutch...:-@ ...:-)?

  2. Ha ha, no it's not Dutch, it has been named after the research group (Groupe d'Etude et Recherche des Primates) who found it. Sounds funny hey?

  3. hey hey,, then i have to come back to take a picture of him...