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1. Loris, (subfamily Lorisinae), any of about 10 species of tailless or short-tailed South and Southeast Asian forest primates. Lorises are arboreal and nocturnal, curling up to sleep by day

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2. Lorises belong to a family of primates known as Lorisidae, in which there are 9 genera and over 25 species

Lorises, Lorisidae

3. The Lorises and related African species are members of the infraorder Lorisiformes

Lorises, Lorisiformes

4. Slow Lorises occupy an intriguing spot on the genetic tree of life.

Lorises, Life

5. Noun any of various small, arboreal, nocturnal mammals of the family Lorisidae, with large eyes and lacking a tail, comprising two genera, Loris (the slender Lorises) and Nycticebus (the slow Lorises).

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6. Lorises are mammals that appear in the Jungle Emperor Universe


7. Lorises are really cute mammals with big beady eyes


8. There are grey and red slender Lorises, slow Lorises, and pygmy slow Lorises


9. Lorises and pottos are small (85 g - 1.5 kg), arboreal primates of Africa and Asia


10. Start studying Lemurs and Lorises

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11. Plural form of loris Their soft fur, huge staring eyes, rudimentary tails and imperfectly developed index-fingers render Lorises easy of recognition.; Till recently the galagos have been included in the family Lemuridae; but this is restricted to the lemurs of Madagascar, and they are now classed with the Lorises and pottos in the family Nycticebidae, of which

Loris, Lorises, Lemuridae, Lemurs

12. Slender Lorises are considered to be Vulnerable by the 2000 IUCN Red List

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13. Number of Lorises dropped drastically in the last couple of years due to habitat loss and hunting (local people use them for religious and medical purposes

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14. Slow Lorises are known for their cuteness


15. Nocturnal primates that live in Southeast Asia, the Lorises have round heads, big eyes, fuzzy fur, and—if they lick a gland under their arms and

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16. Eleven extant species of Lorises are found in Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia (Fig


17. All Lorises are nocturnal and insect eaters


18. They both demonstrate the characteristic slow movements of Lorises


19. These two researchers proposed that Galagos and Lorises evolutionarily diverged on the basis of differing insect preferences, precipitating a trickle-down of other adaptations


20. True Lorises, found in India, Sri Lanka, and SE Asia, have round heads, large round eyes, and furry bodies

Lorises, Lanka, Large

21. The slow Lorises are two of the three species of loris and are classified as the genus Nycticebus

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22. Slow Loris Adult slow Lorises range in size from 21 to 38 cm, depending on the species, and weigh up to 2 kilograms

Loris, Lorises

23. Like other types of slow Lorises, Javan slow Lorises form long-term mating pairs that occupy small territories containing one or several gum-producing trees

Like, Lorises, Long

24. Lorises and pottos are small (85 g - 1.5 kg), arboreal primates of Africa and Asia


25. This is the touching moment 30 slow Lorises were released into the wild after being illegally kept as pets


26. The Slow Loris is a group of Lorises in the taxonomic genus Nycticebus.They are closely related to their sister genus Loris, the Slender Lorises.Scientists believe there are eight different species of Slow Loris

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27. Sunda slow Lorises have another of these special glands near their anus that allows them to deposit a mixture of urine and toxic oil by rubbing their behinds against a substrate


28. Lorises have been observed using some forms of body language and facial communication

Lorises, Language

29. For instance, Lorises bare their teeth when antagonized or fearful.


30. Slow Lorises are primates (like humans and monkeys) and look something like the related lemurs

Lorises, Like, Look, Lemurs

31. Diet of loris and potto species Slender Lorises In the wild, according to analysis of feces and stomach contents, slender Lorises are extremely insectivorous, eating mainly very small arthropods

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32. Lorises are slow-moving prosimians of Asia.


33. A primate is any mammal of the group that includes lemurs, Lorises, tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans

Lemurs, Lorises

34. Answer:- Monkeys when compared to lemur, Lorises and galagos have all the following except:-d) post orbital bar

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35. Anna Nekaris is a Professor in Anthropology and Primate Conservation at Oxford Brookes University, with a focus on Asia's slow and slender Lorises


36. As nouns the difference between lemurs and Lorises is that lemurs is while Lorises is .

Lemurs, Lorises

37. Slow Lorises are part of the illegal wildlife trade in Asia


38. Lorises move hand over hand through the trees, gripping the branches firmly with hands and feet; they feed on insects and vegetable matter


39. There are two types, the slender Lorises ( Loris species), with a body that is 7 to 10 in

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40. (18 to 20 cm) long and very thin legs, and the slow Lorises ( Nycticebus species), with a body that is from 7 to 16

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41. Lorises, pottos, and angwantibos are nocturnal


42. Translingual: ·A taxonomic genus within the family Lorisidae – the slender Lorises

Lorisidae, Lorises

43. This mug was designed for our Lattes for Lorises event

Lattes, Lorises

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LORISES [ˈlôrəs]

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are lorises nocturnal?

    Lorises are nocturnal and arboreal. They are found in tropical and woodland forests of India, Sri Lanka, and parts of southeast Asia. Loris locomotion is a slow and cautious climbing form of quadrupedalism. Some lorises are almost entirely insectivorous, while others also include fruits, gums, leaves, and slugs in their diet.

    What is the genus of a lorise?

    Loris is one genus in this subfamily and includes the slender lorises, while Nycticebus is the genus containing the slow lorises . Lorises are nocturnal and arboreal. They are found in tropical and woodland forests of India, Sri Lanka, and parts of southeast Asia.

    Is a slow loris nocturnal?

    Recent Examples on the Web Stay as gentle and circumspect as this slow loris is while eating a rice ball. — Aj Willingham, CNN, "Your tips for staying positive in these anxious times," 21 Mar. 2020 Stranger still is the venom system of the slow loris (genus Nycticebus), a nocturnal primate from Southeast Asia.

    What is the plural of Loris?

    noun, plural lo·ris. Also called slender loris. a small, slender, tailless, large-eyed, nocturnal lemur, Loris gracilis, of southern India and Sri Lanka.

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