What are lorises?

Some articles on lorises:

Slow Loris
... Slow lorises are a group of five species of strepsirrhine primates which make up the genus Nycticebus ... The group's closest relatives are other lorisids, such as slender lorises, pottos, false pottos, and angwantibos ... Slow lorises have a round head, narrow snout, large eyes, and a variety of distinctive coloration patterns that are species-dependent ...
Slender Loris - Threats
... Kollimalai region, there is illegal catching of slender lorises, and there is also a vigorous clampdown on it ... Slender lorises are illegally smuggled to supply a growing exotic pet trade ... Slender lorises are at risk of going extinct because of this illegal pet trade ...
Loris
... Loris is one genus in this subfamily and includes the slender lorises, while Nycticebus is the genus for the slow lorises ... Lorises are nocturnal ... Some lorises are almost entirely insectivorous, while others also include fruits, gums, leaves, and slugs in their diet ...
Pygmy Slow Loris - Conservation - Trade
... Formerly, hundreds of pygmy lorises were traded monthly in major markets, but recently numbers seem to have decreased, due to shortages in supply ... In southern Vietnam, lorises are among the most popular wildlife dishes in wildlife meat restaurants ... Exporting countries reported a total of 111 pygmy slow lorises traded internationally between 1977 and 2004, whereas importing countries reported 131 animals ...
Javan Slow Loris - Behavior and Ecology
... Like other lorises, the Javan slow loris is nocturnal and arboreal, relying on vines and lianas ... Javan slow lorises are seen alone or in pairs and are sometimes found sleeping in groups ... Like other slow lorises, the Javan slow loris has a distinctive call that resembles a high-frequency whistle ...