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bushbaby

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
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bushbaby

[′bu̇sh‚bā·bē]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of six species of African arboreal primates in two genera (Galago and Euoticus) of the family Lorisidae. Also known as galago; night ape.
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"The new fossils date to near the evolutionary split of lorises and bushbabies from lemurs, which occurred perhaps 45 million years ago," Seiffert says.
The current study examined TMT in response to capture and restraint in eight captive bushbabies (Otolemur garnettii).
The bushbabies Ward studied in the laboratory used a preferred hand more often when standing on two feet rather than clinging to a cage or tree.
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Twenty male and 12 female bushbabies received oral administrations of l-tryptohan daily for 6 weeks as part of a larger study examining self-injurious behavior.
The University of Southern Mississippi currently houses a research colony of Garnett's bushbabies. The bushbabies originally were obtained from two sources.
Again, the breadth of psychological and social scientific research was highlighted with papers focusing on such varied topics as the American Community Survey, the Stroop effect, suicide, health behaviors of African-American college students, and mother-infant interactions among Garnett's Bushbabies.
Two bushbabies corpses, which died of natural causes were frozen and then thawed, removed of hair, and placed in wood frames covered with wire mesh.
Utilizing recently deceased carcasses of Garnet's short-eared bushbabies from the University of Southern Mississippi, insects were periodically collected, measured, and identified to determine the entomological timeline for death scenes in the Pine Belt region.
This study assessed the usefulness of three specific enrichment interventions for captive bushbabies. We examined 10 male and 8 female Garnett's bushbabies to determine the extent of their interaction with 3 levels of environmental enrichment.
Prosimian primates, such as bushbabies, also exhibit LHB.
Andrew's Episcopal School, Ridgeland - "The Effects of Androstene dione on Weight Gain in Female Balb/c Mice," Class II Physics and Engineering - Farzad Sadjadi of Cleveland High School, Cleveland - "Force Unification Through Interaction and Curvature of Multiple Dimensional Membranes," Class II Behavior Sciences, Sociology and Psychology - Ebone Ball, Deanna Longino, and Dwan Spires of Jim Hill High School, Jackson - "The Effects of Harp Music as an Environmental Enrichment for Captive Bushbabies," Class II Medicine and Health - Gita Subramony of St.