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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.
|Classification||Order: parrots; family: Psittacidae|
|Diet||Nectar and pollen, but also seeds and fruits, on rare occasions also insects|
|Habitat||Endemic to some islands of the Moluccas where it mainly inhabits montane rainforests. Also found in settlements.|
|Reproduction||2 eggs that are incubated for 24 days|