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Slender lorises are nocturnal tree dwellers. Thanks to a reflective layer in their eyes, they have excellent eyesight in the dark. Due to a special network of blood vessels, their arm and leg muscles are particularly well supplied with blood, enabling them to stay in one position for hours.

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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ClassificationOrder: primates; family: lorisids
DietPrimarily insects, sometimes also nectar and
HabitatVarious forest types up to elevations of 2000 m, prefers areas with dense undergrowth
ReproductionOne to two offspring; gestation period 157–162 days

Status according to Red List

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