Slow Lorises Are Cute, But Deadly

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You might've witnessed a slow loris while browsing various adorable animal videos. But before you decide to adopt one as a pet, here are a few reasons you should stick to cats and dogs: lorises are critically endangered, they're venomous, and loris directly translates to "clown" in Dutch. Ok, maybe the first two reasons are more important (depending on your fear of clowns). In the following videos, learn more about these amazing creatures and how you can help protect them.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Slow Loris

They're a different type of primate from humans, monkeys, and apes.

Slow Loris Conservation in Vietnam

One of the major threats to slow lorises is illegal wildlife trade.

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