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 (gə-lā′gō, -lä′-)
n. pl. ga·la·gos

[New Latin Galago, genus name, perhaps from Wolof golo, monkey.]


n, pl -gos
(Animals) another name for bushbaby
[C19: from New Latin, perhaps from Wolof golokh monkey]

bush′ ba`by

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.
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Noun1.galago - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsgalago - 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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Which small nocturnal primate is also called a galago? A Kangaroo B Koala C Duck Billed Platypus D Bush Baby 5.
A iniciativa partiu de uma das maiores editoras do pais, a Galago, que em 2009, decidiu publicar igualmente homens e mulheres, ou seja, 50% dos quadrinhos da editora passaram a ser assinados por mulheres.
We found the presence of rare and threatened species such as the dapplethroat--an inconspicuous forest robin known from only a handful of isolated mountains in eastern Africa--and little-known mammals such as the Mozambique dwarf galago, significantly extending the known range of this nocturnal primate.
For example, Terranauts ogle other Terranauts sharing intimate moments at the visitors' window, but meanwhile the Terranauts' prized galago Luna gets electrocuted by E2's technological underbelly (183); tourists continue to observe them through the glass, often represented only as the disembodied synecdoche of camera flashes (230), even as the Terranauts celebrate the "low rate of extinctions to date" as evidence of a healthy ecosystem (231); and the Terranauts stage a variety of televised plays, but fail to see the species packing of E2 as its own kind of ecological theater (144).
You can also get hardware dedicated to Linux builds, such as theSystem76 Galago Proor thePurism Librem 15, but this hardware is rarely open-source like the software running on it.
Parker, Assignment Selous Scouts: Inside Story of a Special Branch Officer (Alberton: Galago, 2006), pp.
Contract awarded for Galago overpass seismic performance reinforcement authority _ elastic bearing (12000kn)
Fake Pals (added a or o required) a croc, orca --crocodile, killer whale a kaka --NZ parrot a Pipa --Surinam toad genus (W) a pup, Upupa --dog, bird genus (hoopoe, W) a tur, bruta --goat or pea, edentate (all W) baobab, a boab --two names for same tree coral, a roc --coelenterate colony, roc o, bonobo !--great ape, "pygmy chimp" o, Bubo !--horned owl genus (W) o, dodo !--famously extinct flightless bird o, galago !--bushbaby (primate, loris relative) o, Tyto !--barn owl genus (W) sumac, a Mus --see next, mouse genus (W) Finally, a couple that are not true pals but are circular pals of each other, neatly both at 32154: Musca, sumac--housefly genus (W), tree/shrub (cashew relative, one species poisonous).
After making robot versions of animals as varied as an ( octopus , an African primate called ( galago and ( a bat in the past 11 months alone - always with the purpose of fine-tuning our machines - researchers have now turned to the world's fastest land animal, the cheetah.
The development of the sexually indifferent gonad in the prosimian, Galago crassicaudatus crassicaudatus.
In quadrupedal locomotion primates like Galago senegalensis the lateral surface of the ulna has a groove in the proximal two-thirds (Stevens et al, 1977), differing from Saguinus leucopus that has this groove throughout the ulna for the origin of the deep extensor muscles.
A laptop computer, Girl Scout cookie money and a Galago primate named Gooey were reported stolen from the store.