An abandoned slow loris
, rescued by an Indian couple, has found a new home at The Green Planet in Dubai.
Dubai: The Green Planet and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MOCCAE, have teamed up to help find a new home for an abandoned slow loris
that was found in a box on the streets of Dubai.
"Alongside all the experts and speakers, we have lots of students and members of the general public from across the country - all meeting up and discussing their passion for toxic taxa; from slow loris
and centipedes, to snakes."
With the completion of the Tropical Zone House construction to provide new homes for the nocturnal denizens, animals such as the Azara's night monkey, fat-tailed dwarf lemur, and pygmy slow loris
will soon come together and meet the public again.
The most popular animal was the slow loris
(139), followed by the African spurred-tortoise (115) and the red-whiskered bulbul (33), a local bird used in singing competitions.
Summary: A slow loris
that was up for sale at a local pet shop and then confiscated by authorities has been safely transported to a rescue center in the U.K., NGO Animals Lebanon announced Wednesday.
The slow loris
primate is native to which continent?
Canon is a slow loris
, a type of primate that lives in Asia (see Forest Home, right).
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.
Slow lorises have (since 2013) been separated into four species in Borneo, based on facial pattern and color, shown by Karen's illustrations: Philippine and Banka Slow lorises extend to extra-territorial ranges, but Borneo and the new Kayan Slow loris
are endemics; in addition, the Natuna loris may be separable at species level.
RISING STAR Bengal slow loris
appears at exhibition
Another goalkeeper taking time to adapt to the Premier League is Liverpool's Loris Karius, who looked particularly shaky in the goalless draw with Manchester United last Monday.