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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Galagidae — the bushbabies or nagapies.


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  • This includes four endemic or nearly endemic species of primate – the Sanje Mangabey, the Iringa Red Colobus, the Mountain Galago and the new Kipunji monkey that forms its own monotypic genus.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I hope the people at Galago won't kill me for showing this.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • There are small primate populations of potto Perodicticus potto, western black and white colobus Colobus polykomos, red colobus Colobus badius (EN), diana monkey Cercopithecus diana (EN), lesser bushbaby Galago senegalensi and chimpanzees Pan troglodytes (EN) which are close neighbors of the tool-using population in Bossou.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • Three species of primate are found within the montane forests, blue monkey Cercopithecus mitis, western black and white colobus Colobus polykomos abyssinicus, and bushbaby Galago sp. and among mammals found there are leopards Panthera pardus, as well as some of the species listed above.

    Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

  • Few nocturnal species have been studied, but serval Felis serval may be common, also lesser bush baby Galago senegalensis.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • Other mammals found here include Samango monkeys (Cercopithecus albogularis) and the thick-tailed bush baby (Galago crassicaudatus), both of which are dependent on forested habitat.

    KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic

  • He'd brought in Galago, a second cousin by courtesy.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • The same character is more marked in an African genus of half-apes (Galago), and still more so in a third half-ape (Tarsius), from the island of Banca.

    The Common Frog

  • The weather was still clear and the wind light; they proceeded cautiously, on account of the reefs and currents, and with a careful watch for the piratical vessels, which have for centuries infested those seas; but they were not molested, and had gained well up among the islands to the north of Galago, when it fell calm, and the vessel was borne to the eastward of it by the current.

    The Phantom Ship

  • Endemic mammals include east central African red colobus Colobus badius rufomitratus, Rwenzori black and white colobus C. polykomus ruwenzorii, owl-faced monkey Cercopithecus hamlyni kahuziensis (LR), eastern needle-clawed galago Galago inustus, giant genet Genetta victoriae, aquatic civet Osbornictis piscivora (DD), mountain tree squirrel Funisciurus carruthersi, Alexander's bush squirrel Paraxerus alexandri (LR), Ruwenzori least otter-shrew Micropotamogale ruwenzorii (E) and Maclaud's horseshoe bat Rhinolophus maclaudi (LR).

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo


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