Bush Baby-Galagidae Caitlin McAleney Grade 6  Fessenden
Classification <ul><li>The Bush Baby is classified as a Prosimian Primate </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia </li></ul><u...
Appearance <ul><li>-Hind legs are longer then the forelegs for jumping from tree to tree </li></ul><ul><li>-Fingers and to...
Habitat <ul><li>-Family grouping when eating and larger groups when sleeping </li></ul><ul><li>-Lives in trees  </li></ul>...
Life cycle <ul><li>-Born after about 4 months </li></ul><ul><li>-Matures around 15 months </li></ul><ul><li>-Will have one...
Diet <ul><li>-Bush Babies eat honey, flowers, insects, snakes, rodents, birds, berries, fruit, and tree gum </li></ul><ul>...
Predators <ul><li>-Other larger Prosimian Primates </li></ul><ul><li>-large snakes, owls, and eagles </li></ul>
Contributing to the   environment <ul><li>-When the bush Baby eats flowers it’s sometimes pollenating flowers </li></ul>
Impacts <ul><li>-Humans cut down Albizzia and Acacia trees during the dry season so they don’t have food </li></ul>
What can be done to help the Bush Babies? <ul><li>-Not cut down trees </li></ul><ul><li>-Plant more Acacia and Albizzia tr...
Interesting Info <ul><li>-Bush Babies have amazing eyes and ears </li></ul><ul><li>-It has many vocalizations </li></ul><u...
Resources <ul><li>-Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>-Wild life fact file </li></ul><ul><li>-nature enxclopedea </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Bush Baby-Galagidae Caitlin McAleney Grade 6 Fessenden
  2. 2. Classification <ul><li>The Bush Baby is classified as a Prosimian Primate </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia </li></ul><ul><li>Class:Mammalia </li></ul><ul><li>Order:Primates </li></ul>
  3. 3. Appearance <ul><li>-Hind legs are longer then the forelegs for jumping from tree to tree </li></ul><ul><li>-Fingers and toes are flattened </li></ul><ul><li>-Bushy tail helps as a stabilizer </li></ul><ul><li>-Body 6-9 in. tail 9-10 in. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>-Family grouping when eating and larger groups when sleeping </li></ul><ul><li>-Lives in trees </li></ul><ul><li>-Native to east Africa </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life cycle <ul><li>-Born after about 4 months </li></ul><ul><li>-Matures around 15 months </li></ul><ul><li>-Will have one or two breeding seasons per year </li></ul><ul><li>-Animal dies around 18 years </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diet <ul><li>-Bush Babies eat honey, flowers, insects, snakes, rodents, birds, berries, fruit, and tree gum </li></ul><ul><li>-In dry seasons they eat Acacia and Albizzia trees </li></ul>
  7. 7. Predators <ul><li>-Other larger Prosimian Primates </li></ul><ul><li>-large snakes, owls, and eagles </li></ul>
  8. 8. Contributing to the environment <ul><li>-When the bush Baby eats flowers it’s sometimes pollenating flowers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Impacts <ul><li>-Humans cut down Albizzia and Acacia trees during the dry season so they don’t have food </li></ul>
  10. 10. What can be done to help the Bush Babies? <ul><li>-Not cut down trees </li></ul><ul><li>-Plant more Acacia and Albizzia trees </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interesting Info <ul><li>-Bush Babies have amazing eyes and ears </li></ul><ul><li>-It has many vocalizations </li></ul><ul><li>-Got it’s name from the sound it makes </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>-Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>-Wild life fact file </li></ul><ul><li>-nature enxclopedea </li></ul>

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