Eastern Needle-clawed Galago (Euoticus inustus)
The average body mass for the eastern needle-clawed galago is around 170 to 250 grams. The premolars are canine in shape, and the nails resemble claws, like that found in Euoticus elegantulus.
This species is found in Uganda and Zaire.
This species primarily eats gums. The eastern needle-clawed galago is reliant upon insects and other forces to damage the trees, so that the gum is released.
This species is a vertical leaper and clinger.
This species is nocturnal and forages solitarily.
infant call: this call sounds like "tsic" (Estes, 1991).
Olfactory communication is important for the eastern needle-clawed galago (Estes, 1991).
This species gives birth to a single offspring.
Burton, F. 1995. The Multimedia Guide to the Non-human Primates. Prentice-Hall Canada Inc.
Estes, R. D. 1991. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals. University of California Press.
Last Updated: April 1, 2007.
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