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bushbaby

(ˈbʊʃˌbeɪbɪ)
n, pl -babies
(Animals) any agile nocturnal arboreal prosimian primate of the genera Galago and Euoticus, occurring in Africa south of the Sahara: family Lorisidae (lorises). They have large eyes and ears and a long tail. Also called: galago
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Noun1.bushbaby - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsbushbaby - 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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Translations

bushbaby

nBuschbaby nt
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bushbaby

[ˈbʊʃˌbeɪbɪ] ngalagone m
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Ekwiiyemakius walshi, the smallest of the three new species, was estimated to weigh between 113 and 125 grams -- comparable in size to some modern bushbabies. It was named for Walsh, who collected and prepared many of the specimens, and also derives from the Native American Kumeyaay tribe's place name, Ekwiiyemak -- meaning "behind the clouds" -- for the location of the headwaters of the San Diego and Sweetwater Rivers.
The book was The Bushbabies by William Stevenson, a globetrotting Canadian journalist and author who went on to write A Man Called Intrepid, Ninety Minutes at Entebbe and some adult novels.
If you want to learn about mmuos and impundulus, ichitipas and monwors, bushbabies and popobawas, to name some of the monsters in this collection, grab a copy of this coffee table book.
Other, more outlandish requests came from the network of tropical medicine laboratories and institutes in the global North which were dependent on colleagues in Africa to send data and raw materials - the archive contains invoices for a shipment of live bushbabies to the University of Texas.
Bijilo Forest Park, a short walk away, is home to dozens of species of birds plus the patas monkeys, green vervet monkeys, red colobuses and bushbabies. | THE DEAL: Airtours offers seven nights B&B at three-star Golden Beach Hotel from PS405pp for two sharing.
Bijilo Forest Park, a short walk away, is home to dozens of species of birds plus the patas monkeys, green vervet monkeys, colobuses and bushbabies. | THE DEAL: Airtours offers seven nights B&B at three-star Golden Beach Hotel from PS405pp for two sharing.
For example, he cites the behavior of chimps who hunt bushbabies by jamming sharpened sticks into holes to skewer the smaller primates, but then often have to kill the wounded animals as they fight back.
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Sigurwana's diverse wildlife resources include kudu, sable, nyala, waterbuck, reedbuck, klipspringer, bushbuck, impala, wildebeest, zebra, eland, caracal, bushbabies and the elusive leopard, while night drives may surprise guests with sightings of shy nocturnal game such as antbear, porcupine, honeybadger, pangolin and brown hyena.
Ms James was a nursery manager at Bushbabies in Sutton Coldfield when she fell badly while demolishing a garden wall around two years ago and damaged her knee to such an extent it locked up and left her in agony.
Some primates or bushbabies are not legally imported.
It now has an underground nocturnal world with bushbabies and bats; and a desert world with meerkats (only we missed the meerkats because they're on holiday while their enclosure is being refurbished).