Lesser Bush Baby

Scientific name

Galago senegalensis

Weight

95 to 300 grams (3 to 10.5 ounces)

Size

Average 130 millimeters in length (about 5 inches)

Life span

No longer than 3 to 4 years in the wild; up to 14 years in captivity

Habitat

Woodlands and bushlands

Diet

Omnivorous

Gestation

4 months

Predators

Eagles, owls, genets, and large snakes

Have up to
18
distinct vocalizations
There are
4
subspecies of bush baby
Native to more than
25
African countries
Lesser Bush Baby

Challenges

They are losing living space.

As human populations grow, they encroach on wildlife habitats as they build new settlements, increase agricultural production, and construct new roads.

Solutions

Our solution to ensuring the continued survival of the bush baby:

Safari/Tourism
Develop conservation tourism.

African Wildlife Foundation brings together communities and private investors to construct conservation tourism lodges like The Sanctuary at Ole Lentille in Kenya. The lodge provides sustainable income for the community, and the 20,000-acre conservancy is a safe home to a variety of wildlife.

Lesser Bush Baby
Lesser Bush Baby

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