An almost exactly similar tuft of spine-like outgrowths exists upon the lower end of the ankle of galago garnetti.
The genus galago comprises at any rate six distinct species.
These teeth, especially the superior molars, are particularly compared to the corresponding teeth of Lemur and galago.
The coast form, which has been described as Kirk's galago (G. kirkii), is only a variety of the present species.
In this event Chirogale will have to be separated from its close association with galago.
The mastoid portion of the ear-capsules (periotic bones) and the squamosal region is somewhat less inflated than in galago.
galago senegalensis makes a nest in the fork of two branches, where it sleeps during the day.
It is to be distinguished from galago by the fact that the inner incisors are larger than the outer.