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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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A few days later, Canon gave birth to a healthy baby loris named Chestnut.
The slow loris is classified as vulnerable by being under threat from an illegal pet trade racket, despite being protected by law from international and commercial trade.
Before that the Horton Plains slender loris had only been seen four times since 1937.
Newcastle creative agency Cravens nurtured the virtual loris as part of an augmented reality project for its client ZSL London Zoo to promote its new Rainforest Life exhibition.
Loris Lesynski's poetry collection is rhythmic, exuberant fun and is perfect to chant out loud using an expressive voice.
Trade in the slow loris is strictly controlled under the 1972 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known as CITES or the Washington Treaty.
Nothing without joy" declared Loris Malaguzzi, the father of the Reggio Emilia approach, who believes that children acquire targeted knowledge through joy and enthusiasm.
Zurich has announced that DAN LORIS has joined the company's Technical Center as director of its property line of business, Loris, who has nearly 20 years of property experience, joins Zurich from Allianz Global Risk, where he was assistant vice president of underwriting strategy.
Loris Greaud's ghostly shadow play incorporated two works, Hors-Prises, 2005, a back-projected black-and-white video sequence with lamps going on and off, and The Big Bang Machine, 2005, a device whose vibrations were meant as a low-intensity reconstruction of the sound at the moment of the universe's creation.
Archbishop Loris Capovila, secretary of the then-nuncio in France, said in the daily Avvenire on January 4, 2005 that the "attitude of the French Church and of Nuncio Roncalli was unequivocal: to save the lives of defenceless children, to give them safety with Catholic families who could care for them as their own children, and to return the little ones to their original families once the latter had come forward.
The individuals serving on the board are: Ray Riley, forestry consultant, Don Lovisa, academic director at Confederation College, Loris Leutri, owner of FRP Systems, Jim Howie, business manager for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 339, Don Paterson, chair of Paterson & Sons, Dr.