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Bushbabies or Galagos
Bushbabies or Galagos are small to medium strepsirhine (moist-nosed) primates founding diverse habitats throughout Africa, south of the Sahara, except for the southernmost tip. They range in weight from 45 to 2,000 g.
Lemurs are strepsirhine (moist-nosed) primates from Madagascar. Ancestral lemurs were nocturnal but many living species have become fully or partly diurnal. Fully nocturnal species range in weight from 30 to 3,000 g.
Lorises are small to medium strepsirhine (moist-nosed) primates from a wide rage of habitats over a vast area of southern and eastern Asia. They range in weight from 103 to 1,600 g.
Night (or Owl) monkeys are medium sized, haplorhine (hairy-lipped) primates from Central and South America (from Panama to northern Argentina) living in primary and secondary forests. They range in weight from 600 to 1,500 g.
Pottos and angwantibos are small to medium strepsirhine (moist-nosed) primates from primary and secondary rainforests in Central and West Africa. They range in weight from 150 to 1,900 g.
Genus: Perodicticus potto
Tarsiers are small haplorhine (hairy-lipped) primates from South East Asia (Borneo, Phillipines and Sulawesi) occupying a variety of primary and secondary forest habitats. They range in weight from 58 to 141 g.