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bush baby

n.
Any of several small nocturnal African primates of the family Galagidae, having dense woolly fur, large round eyes, prominent ears, and a long tail. Also called galago.

bush′ ba`by


n.
any of several prosimian primates of the genus Galago, of African forests, with large eyes and ears, woolly fur, and a bushy tail. Also called galago.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bush baby - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsbush baby - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
genus Galago - bush babies
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The goal: immobilize a hidden bush baby, drag it out of its nest, kill it and eat it.
There was fun and drama, life and dreams - and a bush baby with big eyes - all for less than the price of a Greggs sausage roll (other sausage rolls are available).
Eventually he manages to catch a galago, better known as a bush baby, and eats it, sharing the kill with another chimp.
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This was not surprising because Bobo was a bush baby, a mere 12 inches long, but two feet with his tail outstretched, could find the most unusual of hiding places.
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Some of these names may be unfamiliar: SIRENIAN (a member of the mammalian order Sirenia--sea cows); SPRINGER (a flying fish); WANDEROO (a langur monkey); STAGGARD (a stag in its 4th year); COMMENSAL (an animal which lives attached to another and shares its food); WARRIGAL (Australian wild dog); KOLINSKI (a mink); HARTEBEEST(an antelope); DIDELPHIS (an opossum); BUSH BABY (an African lemur); FILANDER (an intestinal worm; also a Kangaroo); MASTODON (an extinct elephant-like mammal); POPINJAY (a parrot); PETREL (a small sea bird); CURASSOW (a turkey-like bird); STANYEL (a kestrel).