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agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears

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The 40-million-year-old specimens represent two ancient groups, one an ancestor of modern lorises--complete with a comb-like set of lower front teeth that confirms its identity--and the other, of bushbabies, say anthropologist Erik R.
Out in the darkness baboons saw like leopards, bushbabies coo, and insects zoom and buzz and bump about overhead lights, no one willing to make the first move toward bed.
We saw various animals, from penguins and mountain gorillas to pigmy hippos and even bushbabies.
There's nothing quite like grilling a steak under the African stars to the soundtrack of squealing bushbabies, chorusing frogs and hooting Scops owls.
Bushbabies are generally considered a female dominant species but the extent to which their behavior conforms to the typical pattern of dominance behaviors has not been well characterized.
State University describes a left-hand bias in food-reaching among members of several prosimian species housed in zoos, including black-and-white ruffed lemurs, black lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs and lesser bushbabies.
It now has an underground nocturnal world, with bushbabies and bats, and a desert world with meerkats, although we missed the meerkats because their enclosure is being refurbished.
Patient Helen James, from Rugeley, who works as the nursery manager at Bushbabies in Sutton Coldfield, underwent the pioneering treatment after she fell badly while smashing up a garden wall.
Most of the hundreds of animals that survived, including snakes, fish, turtles, bushbabies, hamsters, ferrets, frogs, even a 2-foot alligator, are being housed at a friend's warehouse, Nate McClain said.
The nights get longer, the hours of daylight diminish and we start to take on the demeanour of pallid bushbabies - all big eyes and lots of warm clothing.
3:00 Effects of L-tryptophan on Food Intake in Bushbabies Are Sex