Garnett's galagos or greater bushbabies (Otolemur garnetti) spend the day resting in a tree hole or among the

At the Cincinnati Zoo in Jungle Trails.

vines, hiding from snakes. It emerges at night to run, climb, and leap--more than six feet at a time--about the treetops. Large, light-sensitive eyes help the galago know where it's going.


  • Length: Up to 10 in
  • Weight: Up to 1.8 lbs
  • Lifespan: More than 14 yrs in captivity
  • Range: Eastern Africa
  • Habitat: Forest
  • Diet: Fruits and insects
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