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New Species of Dwarf Galago Discovered in Angola

New Species of Dwarf Galago Discovered in Angola

Mammals, New Species April 10, 2017 at 11:04 pm

The size of a squirrel (around six inches long without the tail), the Angolan dwarf galago is a kind of bushbaby, a small primate family scattered all over sub-Saharan Africa. However, most bushbabies are even smaller, making this one a giant among its tiny family. Researchrese detected the sounds of a previously undescribed species of dwarf bush baby in the Angola jungle.  The team noticed one of the calls didn’t sound anything like the 18 known species of bush baby—a tiny, bug-eyed mammal also called a galago—living in western Angola’s Kumbira Forest.  When the scientists finally spotted the primate, theyRead More

A Mormyrid Fish from the Namib Desert

A Mormyrid Fish from the Namib Desert

Fish, New Species March 18, 2016 at 10:16 am

Marcusenius desertus is a new species designated from the Cunene River, a harsh desert environment on the Namibia/Angola border and Atlantic Ocean coast. 

New Species of Lizard Found in Angola

New Species of Lizard Found in Angola

New Species, Reptiles January 9, 2016 at 12:00 am

Suggested name Kaokoveld Girdled Lizard.