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Senegal Bushbaby

Galago senegalensis

The Senegal bushbaby is also known as the lesser bushbaby or Senegal galago. Like lemurs, bushbabies are classed as prosimians.

measurements

Measurements

Size: Head-body length: around 12 - 20cm

habitat

Habitat

These bushbabies are found in the savannah woodlands and forests of Central Africa. They are arboreal, spending most of their time in trees.

diet

Diet

Bushbabies are omnivores, feeding on insects, small birds, eggs, fruits, seeds, and flowers. During winter, tree gum is a very important part of their diet.

behaviour

Breeding

They build nests in thorny trees or in tree holes, and give birth to 1 or 2 young after a pregnancy of around 4 months. They normally breed twice a year in the wild.

threat

Conservation

The Senegal bushbaby is not believed to be endangered and their numbers are stable in the wild.

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