northern greater galago

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Geographic distribution of the
northern greater galago
A northern greater galago

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northern greater galago (plural northern greater galagos)

  1. Otolemur garnettii, a nocturnal, arboreal primate endemic to eastern Africa.
    • 2005, Colin Groves, Chapter 1: The Taxonomy of Primates in the Laboratory Context, Sonia Wolfe-Coote (editor), The Laboratory Primate, page 7,
      Otolemur garnettii (Northern Greater Galago), from eastern Africa, is similar to O. crassicaudatus but is rather smaller, shorter-eared, more greyish-toned and has a face that is not pale.
    • 2012, Terence J Dawson, Kangaroos, page 8,
      Most species[of bushbabies] are arboreal but the Northern Greater Galago, Otolemur garnettii, and the Brown Greater Galago, O. crassicaudatus, also spend time on the ground.
    • 2013, Benjamin J. Ragen, Karen L. Bales, 16: Oxytocin and vasopressin in non-human primates, Elena Choleris, Donald W. Pfaff, Martin Kavaliers (editors), Oxytocin, Vasopressin and Related Peptides in the Regulation of Behavior, page 299,
      A comparison of these two duplications was performed in 13 primate species including six species of apes, four Old World monkey species, two New World monkey species, and one species of strepsirhine, the northern greater galago (Otolemur garnettii).

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