Slow Lorises

Some articles on slow, slow lorises:

Pygmy Slow Loris - History, Taxonomy, and Phylogeny
... The pygmy slow loris was first described scientifically by J ... In 1939, Reginald Innes Pocock combined all slow lorises into a single species, Nycticebus coucang ... primatologist William Charles Osman Hill also consolidated all the slow lorises in one species, Nycticebus coucang, and considered other forms distinct at the subspecies level ...
Slow Loris - Behavior and Ecology - Diet
... Slow lorises are omnivores, eating insects, other arthropods, small birds and reptiles, eggs, fruits, gums, nectar and other vegetation ... A 1984 study of the Sunda slow loris indicated that its diet consists of 71% fruit and gums, and 29% insects and other animal prey ... A more detailed study of another Sunda slow loris population in 2002 and 2003 showed different dietary proportions, consisting of 43.3% gum, 31.7% nectar, 22.5% fruit, and just 2.5 ...
Slow Loris
... Slow lorises are a group of five species of strepsirrhine primates which make up the genus Nycticebus ... recognized fewer species, five are now considered valid the Sunda slow loris (N ... coucang), Bengal slow loris (N ...
Bengal Slow Loris - Conservation - Habitat and Population Trends
... Throughout its geographic range, slow lorises are in serious decline ... Habitat destruction remains rampant, and all slow loris populations within its borders are significantly depleted ... Indo-China region had reportedly lost 75% of the natural habitat for slow lorises ...
Pygmy Slow Loris - Conservation
... See also Conservation of slow lorises The pygmy slow loris has declined in numbers as a result of extensive habitat degradation throughout its range, including north-eastern ... of the closed-canopy forests preferred by the pygmy slow loris ... situations in its range, and its nocturnal, arboreal lifestyle, population data for the pygmy slow loris are scarce ...

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