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Are bush babies popular pets?
Bush babies are not popular pets in the United States even relative to other primates.
How much does a bush baby cost?
In the United States, a greater bush baby generally costs around $4000+ as of 2020. Being less common exotic pets, their price has risen steadily over the years and that trend will most likely continue. The few breeders who produce bush babies also have about 1-2 young born per birth. In addition to this, bush babies breed once annually.
How long does a bush baby pet last?
Their life span is roughly 10 years in captivity, however, it might be not than three to four years within the wild, which is a sign that bush baby pet is not recommended for sale.
Are bush babies harmed by the pet trade?
Lesser and greater bush babies are listed as least concern by the IUCN and the populations of both are considered to have a low risk of being harmed, but greater bush babies may be affected by habitat fragmentation . Both species are well-studied and there is no evidence that they are harmed by the pet trade