formal name of the bush baby is Galagos. The voice of the
bush baby sounds like a crying toddler, hence the name bush
baby. The body of the bush baby is about six to nine inches,
weighing about three to ten ounces. The bush baby can live
to be 15 years in captivity, but usually one live to about
four years old in the wild.
The bush baby is a nocturnal animal. Bush
babies always stay in groups of about twenty, whether sleeping
or looking for food. These groups usually consist of family
members. At night, each family eats together and defends a
territory of around twenty acres. The bush baby diet consists
of insects, small mice and reptiles, flowers, honey, and fruits.
The bush baby can rotate its head 180 degrees.
However, the bush baby feast solely on Acacia gum during the
dry season. The bush baby’s back legs are longer than
its front legs, making it an excellent jumper.