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Slow loris - Wikipedia

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Slow lorises are a group of several species of nocturnal strepsirrhine primates that make up the ...... ""Venom" of the slow loris: sequence similarity of prosimian skin gland protein...

Are slow lorises really venomous? | Primatology.net

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Oct 19, 2010 ... Slow loris by Frans Lanting. Photo from The Guardian. I must say, the idea of venomous primates never crossed my mind. While venomous ...

Venom of a slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) - BioWeb Home

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Venom. Nycticebus coucang is one of the two venomous mammals that exist, with the other being the platypus; however, the slow loris is the only venomous ...

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Dec 12, 2013 ... This big-eyed mammal packs an unusually deadly bite. Slow lorises resemble lemurs, their close primate relatives. But unlike any other primate ...

Venomous Primate Discovered in Borneo - New slow loris species has

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Dec 15, 2012 ... Scientists unmask a new primate species—a type of slow loris called Nycticebus kayan, a new study says.

Is the slow loris dangerous? | AnimalAnswers.co.uk - Everything you ...

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Aug 13, 2014 ... The loveable and leisurely slow loris has a deadly secret. ... copied from cobras to warn away predators, and their venom is part of that mimicry.

Venomous Slow Loris May Have Evolved To Mimic Cobras | Popular ...

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Oct 10, 2014 ... What's slow, fuzzy, and deadly like a cobra? The slow loris, of course! Researchers are arguing that these endangered Asian primates evolved ...

David Adam on the slow loris, the world's only venomous primate ...

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Jul 5, 2009 ... For such an impossibly cute creature, the slow loris has it tough. The giant-eyed nocturnal primates, found across a belt of countries around ...

The Only Primate With a Toxic Bite Might Have Evolved to Mimic ...

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Oct 2, 2014 ... Slow lorises have snake-like markings, postures and a hiss that all ... "Few people have ever researched loris venom, so few hypotheses have ...

The Upsetting Truth Behind 'Cute' Slow Loris Videos - Huffington Post

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Jun 17, 2015 ... Lorises secrete venom from a gland inside the elbow. ... The suffering of slow lorises in the pet trade begins long before they reach a person's ...

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When cute turns deadly – the story of a wildlife biologist who was bit ...

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Oct 24, 2014 ... This was probably for the best, because the bite of a slow loris is no joke. Being the only known venomous primate in the world, its bite can ...

Slow loris | 15 cute animals that could kill you | MNN - Mother Nature ...

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Feb 4, 2016 ... This animal might look like a harmless, big-eyed baby ewok, but the slow loris is one of the only venomous mammals in the world. Its subtle ...

Slow loris venom can kill humans - Little Fireface ProjectLittle ...

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Sep 11, 2014 ... Field biologist and conservationist George Madani describes his near-death experience with a slow loris. This account is soon to be published ...