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Family – Galagidae


The family galagidae is commonly known as the bushbabies.  biggest adult male bushbaby weighs about 3.1 pounds and can get to be 12 inches long, with about a 16 inch tail.  The smallest bushbabies can get to be 2.5 ounces and can get to be 12 inches from nose to tail.  They are usually gray, reddish, or brown.  There fir is thick, but soft.  A weird fact is that they can turn their head all the way around.  They also have longer hind legs than front legs.  Their hind legs are so strong they can jump six feet.

Author: Lane P
Published: 10/2012






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