Origin of galago
< New Latin: the genus name, of uncertain origin
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The genus Galago comprises at any rate six distinct species.
The mastoid portion of the ear-capsules (periotic bones) and the squamosal region is somewhat less inflated than in Galago.
The coast form, which has been described as Kirk's Galago (G. kirkii), is only a variety of the present species.
An almost exactly similar tuft of spine-like outgrowths exists upon the lower end of the ankle of Galago garnetti.
Galago senegalensis makes a nest in the fork of two branches, where it sleeps during the day.
- another name for bushbaby
C19: from New Latin, perhaps from Wolof golokh monkey
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