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VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

Scienceline - Jul 29, 2018
Slow lorises are the most endangered primate in Southeast Asia. Unfortunately, these animals are often captured and sold illegally into the wildlife trade, ending up as pets in far-off lands like Russia or Japan. Mary Blair, a scientist at the American ...

Slow Loris: The only known venomous primate

E-Pao.net - Jul 20, 2018
Basically, Slow Lorises are arboreal and nocturnal in habits. The animal lives in dense canopies and its presence indicates a healthy ecological system. As classified, the species is well known as seed dispersal and seed pollinator. Alike other ...

Four Countries Are Home to Two-Thirds of the Planet's Primates—and Most of Those Are Endangered

EcoWatch - Jul 29, 2018
By Jason Bittel. At last count, there were 505 nonhuman primate species living in the wilds of 90 countries across the globe. That might make you think of Earth as the Planet of the Apes (plus monkeys, lemurs, tarsiers and lorises), but according to a ...

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Slow Lorises HATE to be Tickled & Why They Should Never Be Pets | The Dodo

Why Slow Lorises Shouldn't Be Pets | This viral video looks like the cutest thing in the world — but it's a nightmare for these animals. Video by: Ryan Barrentine ...

Slow Lorises Rescued From Illegal Pet Trade | National Geographic

Officials in West Sumatra, Indonesia, rescued nine slow lorises from being sold on the illegal pet market. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About ...

Slow Lorises Cry After Stolen from the Wild From Forest To Be Pets | The Dodo

These slow lorises were crying — because they were so scared after being stolen from the wild Video by: Ryan Barrentine To help with the medical care of ...

Science Bulletins: Slow Loris Venom—Solving a Toxic Puzzle

This big-eyed mammal packs an unusually deadly bite. Slow lorises resemble lemurs, their close primate relatives. But unlike any other primate, the slow loris ...

Slow Loris Conservation in Vietnam

Little is known about the status or ecology of slow lorises in Vietnam, but researchers do know that the animals' numbers are on the decline. The nocturnal ...