Bushbabies - Primate Diet

The wild bushbabies are primarily insectivorous, but they also eat Acacia gum, fruit, flowers, eggs, seeds and nectar.

Recommended diet for bushbabies should consist of:

2-5% Eggs
5-10% Crickets/Mealworms
15-20% Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
75-80% Hi Pro Monkey/Cat Chow

A varied diet is very important to avoid boredom and loss of appetite.

Fresh water every day at all times.

Give your monkey commercial primate diet supplemented with :

  • insects like mealworms, crickets and grasshoppers
  • chopped fruit like mango and apple
  • nuts
  • yoghurt
  • cat food
  • arabic gum
  • vitamin supplements