Did you know that the Madagascar Lemurs and other Prosimian Primates have very specialized teeth that sets them apart from other Old World Primates as well as New World Primates?


Did you know that the Madagascar Lemurs and other Prosimian Primates have very specialized teeth that sets them apart from other Old World Primates as well as New World Primates? Prosimian have what scientists call a Tooth Comb. This Tooth Comb consists of highly forward facing incisors that are so closely spaced it helps the primates Auto Groom” themselves and each other. This toothcomb can be scene in all Prosimians, even the smaller Nocturnal African Prosimians like the Bush Baby and the Asian Prosimians like the Tarsier, Potto, Slender Loris and Slow Loris. REMEMBER THE TIGERHOMES WEBSITE SPECIALIZES IN AMAZING EXOTIC ANIMAL WEB CAMS!

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