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10Oct/12

Quick Action saves Slow Loris from becoming Food

Manipur’s Lourembam Nanda Singh is an animal lover, but even he did not imagine that he would one day save an animal served to him for dinner! Counted among India’s most endangered species, a Bengal Slow Loris evaded its untimely death when Singh refused to eat the animal served to him as a dish and made sure it was returned to its habitat.

28Apr/12

Slender Loris on the hit list of Poachers

Slender Lorises are the little known primates found in the southern states of India, especially in the Western Ghats and Karnataka. Till date very little is known about these nocturnal creatures, their habits or even their population. But now experts fear the species is under threat from poachers who are killing them in hundreds.