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loris

primitive primate, nocturnal and arboreal, insectivorous and without a tail; very slow moving and related to lemurs. Includes slender loris (Loris tardigradus), slow loris (Nycticebus coucang).
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They do look insanely cute (do a Google search, if you haven't already) -- but slow lorises are also nocturnal, so being exposed to daylight in their new homes upends their whole metabolism, and they also have long, decidedly non-cute teeth which can bite and infect their new owners.
Due to deforestation and illegal hunting, slow lorises are endangered animals.
8220;It has clear protocols in place to ensure that the slow lorises and macaques at the Centre are given excellent rehabilitative care.
The lorises were rescued by the Indonesian Natural Resources Conservation Agency and were being cared for by the IAR in temporary cages at a rehabilitation centre in Bogor.
Those that remained, a few tarsiers, lorises and lemurs, could be viewed as a somewhat unprogressive lot, relative to the heyday of prosimian radiations.
Michaela Strachan finds out how big cats rescued from life as pets are getting along, and two slow lorises travel north to publicise the plight.
2 men nabbed for alleged smuggling of protected slow lorises
Her idea became O'Reilly's signature look--bizarre real creatures, slender lorises, bug-eyed tarsiers, and long-tailed lemurs.
Other fossils unearthed from the same rocks include remains of fish, birds, bats, and small primates called lorises.
With considerable trepidation, they followed the local dealers, who had an array of endangered species - including slow lorises, gibbons and crested serpent eagles - on display.
Japanese customs authorities have seized dozens of slow lorises, an internationally controlled species of monkey, from two men who smuggled them to Narita airport outside Tokyo earlier this month, investigative sources said Tuesday.
Sloths and slender lorises can both grip tightly with all four limbs, but some mammals, like a tamandua, need their hands free for feeding, so have a gripping tail.