Slow Loris Animal Cruelty | Nat Geo WildCheck your local listings. The Exotic Trade: Slow Loris Animal Cruelty Many animal traffickers kidnap slow lorises from their homes in the thick jungle and traumatize them by keeping them on busy city streets. ... Boycott the exotic animal trade. Do not support this abuse by buying exotic animals.

Many animal traffickers kidnap slow lorises from their homes in the thick jungle and traumatize them by keeping them on busy city streets.

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A new species of Slow Loris has been discovered in Borneo.

New Loris!

A new species of Slow Loris has been discovered in Borneo. Slow Loris Should NEVER be kept as a pet !

Bell, the slow loris

© Sham Jolimie Slow lorises are victims of the illegal pet trade, superstition and sadly of their own cuteness. Their sharp teeth are removed before they are sold. Their body parts are used in traditional medicine.

Slender loris: "This miniature, saucer-eyed primate appears to be wearing permanent jam-jar-bottom spectacles. It gets its name, though, from its exceptionally long, thin limbs. Its soft thick fur is grey to reddish-brown on top and whitish-grey below." 100 Animals To See Before They Die www.bradtguides.com

Slender loris: "This miniature, saucer-eyed primate appears to be wearing permanent jam-jar-bottom spectacles. It gets its name, though, from its exceptionally long, thin limbs. Its soft thick fur is grey to reddish-brown on top and whitish-grey below.

PYGMY SLOW LORIS....found in tropical rainforest, scrub forests, semi-deciduous forest, swamps, suburban gardens in India, southeast Asian and Sri Lanka.....a body length of 7 – 15 inches including tail and a weight of 9 ounces to 4.6 pounds....can hang from the branch (attached by its feet) for hours.....the only known "poisonous" primate

Pygmy Slow Loris - east of the Mekong River in Vietnam, Laos, eastern Cambodia, and China

The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.

The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.

Cute animals that could kill you- Don’t let their look fool you!

Although Slow Loris are popular in the illegal pet trade, not everyone is aware of the poison they keep in the sides of their elbows. When threatened, they release it which can lead to a death by anaphylactic shock.

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