Species like the monitor lizard, mongoose, Slender Loris
, Star Tortoise, spiny- tailed lizards, pangolins, fresh water turtles, Indian tent turtle, double headed snake, pythons, sea horses, sea cucumbers, molluscs, seven types of sharks, Rhesus Macaques, langoors, Tockay Geckos, antelopes, jackals, butterflies and birds like parakeets, Finn's Baya, Green Avadavat, Hill Mynahs, Great Pied Hornbills, peacocks, and sparrows are fast vanishing from their habitats, wildlife protectionists have warned.
A unique feature of the resort is the frequent appearance of a rare primate, the grey slender loris
[ETH] now a family, with the first-ever reported sighting of a mother and twin babies coming from the hotel.
They had brought the two baby monkeys of slender loris
species from Bangkok on a Jet Airways flight.
A fox and a wild boar, a hare and a lemming, a chinchilla and a slender loris
, a couple of toads and dodos trudge along with solemn persistence.
The Slender Loris
, long thought to be extinct, was recently rediscovered after 60 years in the Central Highlands.
Although water buffaloes are indigenous to Sri Lanka, Yala National Park is also home to 44 other species, including feral stock, toque macaque, golden palm civet, red slender loris
and the fishing cat.
Some people perusing the papers recently found themselves staring at a photo of a Horton Plains slender loris
London, July 19 (ANI): For the first time, One of the world's rarest primates driven to the brink of extinction by Britain's taste for tea, has been pictured, reveal scientists.he Horton Plains slender loris
has been so elusive for more than 60 years scientists believed the wide-eyed mammal had become extinct.
THE slender loris
is normally only found in the rainforests of Southern India and Sri Lanka, but this 3D critter grew up just a few steps from St James' Park.