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Loris have a long, narrow tongue, the tip of which is densely covered with papillae. When a lori puts its tongue into a flower, these papillae stick up, allowing the nectar to be absorbed − similar to the function of a sponge.


ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: Psittacidae
DietNectar and pollen, but also seeds and fruits, on rare occasions also insects
HabitatEndemic to some islands of the Moluccas where it mainly inhabits montane rainforests. Also found in settlements.
Reproduction2 eggs that are incubated for 24 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitungskarte Erzlori