Nycticebus pygmaeus


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Noun1.Nycticebus pygmaeus - stocky lemur of southeastern Asia
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
genus Nycticebus, Nycticebus - a genus of Lorisidae
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The Slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) and the Pygma Slow Loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus), two distinct species of Nycticebus, one genus of Lorisidae, belong to the Strepsirrhini, an ancient group of primates.
But in Vietnam, new measurements of wintertime body temperature for pygmy slow lorises (Nycticebus pygmaeus, one shown above) show bouts of chilly torpor lasting as long as 63 hours.
Keywords: Pygmy lorises, Nycticebus pygmaeus, fecal DNA, DNA extraction, noninvasive sampling.