Chordates • Earth.com

Southern lesser galago

(Galago moholi)

galery

Description

The Mohol bushbaby is a medium size species with a head-and-body length of 15 cm (6 in) and a tail of 23 cm (9 in).The head is broad,with a short muzzle,orange eyes and diamond-shaped black eye-rings.The nose-stripe is whitish and the ears are large and grey.The dorsal surface of the body has a greyish-brown pelage,and the underparts are white,sometimes with a yellowish tinge.The flanks,inside of the limbs,hands and feet are yellowish.The fingers and toes have spatulate tips.The tail is darker than the rest of the fur but is not very bushy.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Galagidae
Genus:Galago
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day