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Lesser Bushbaby (Genus: Galago) - Wiki

Lesser bushbaby
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Order: Primates
Family: Galagidae
Genus: Galago ??. Geoffroy, 1796

[Photo] Senegal Bushbaby (Galago senegalensis). Night Shot InfraRed photography. Source: Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/muzina_shanghai/387502646/). Date: Taken on February 21, 2006. Author: muzina_shanghai (www.flickr.com/photos/muzina_shanghai/).

Lesser bushbabies, or lesser galagos, are strepsirrhine primates of the genus Galago. They are classified, along with the rest of the galagos and bushbabies, in the family Galagidae (sometimes called Galagonidae). They are probably the most numerous primate in Africa, and can be found in every large forest on the continent. They mark their territory by urinating on their hands and leaving traces on the trees they climb across, and they follow these detectable paths through the trees night after night. They are related to Lorises, and have similar behavior and anatomy. They are much faster, however, and typical hunt by speed rather than by stealth. Primitive bushbabies are thought to have been the ancestors of all lemurs.

Genus Galago

G. senegalensis group
- Senegal Bushbaby, Galago senegalensis
- Mohol Bushbaby, Galago moholi
- Somali Bushbaby, Galago gallarum

G. matschiei group
- Dusky Bushbaby, Galago matschiei

G. alleni group
- Bioko Allen's Bushbaby, Galago alleni
- Cross River Bushbaby, Galago cameronensis
- Gabon Bushbaby, Galago gabonensis

G. zanzibaricus group
- Zanzibar Bushbaby, Galago zanzibaricus
- Grant's Bushbaby, Galago granti
- Malawi Bushbaby, Galago nyasae

G. orinus group
- Uluguru Bushbaby, Galago orinus
- Rondo Bushbaby, Galago rondoensis

G. demidoff group
- Prince Demidoff's Bushbaby, Galago demidoff
- Thomas's Bushbaby, Galago thomasi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesser_bushbaby
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