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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

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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