The greater slow loris and the bengal slow loris are both protected under thai law and listed on iucn's (international union for the conservation of nature) red list as vulnerable slow lorises are illegal to buy, sell or solicit. Slow lorises there are five species found in south and southeast asia, northeast india , philippines yunnan the sunda slow loris, bengal slow loris, pygmy slow. The bengal slow loris is an endangered species that without it's existence, the ecosystem in which it resides will fall into an unhealthy disaster one may ask why this species is in the endangered list and the answer to that varies widely. Landscape-scale conservation is a holistic approach to conservation, slow lorises, such as this bengal slow loris for these reasons, ecotourism often appeals.
Abstract: the bengal slow loris nycticebus bengalensis is a nocturnal prosimian that inhabits the forests of northeastern india as with many nocturnal prosimian species, little is known about its behavior or ecology even less information is available on its distribution and population status in northeastern india. The bengal slow loris is between 27 and 36 cm in length and weighs from 1 to 2 kilograms the fur of the slow loris is thick and woolly, with lighter colouration on the face, front limbs, and underside and dull, medium brown fur elsewhere. Bengal slow lorises are protected under myanmar law, and international trade in slow lorises is prohibited as the entire genus is listed in appendix i of the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (cites), to which both myanmar and china are signatories (nekaris and nijman 2007.
Barely a month after people for animal (pfa), thoubal, managed to unite a male slow loris with its displaced female partner, another female bengal slo. Should youtube ban videos of the adorable but endangered slow loris by john r platt on january 27, (the bengal slow loris, n similar to the reasons why ebay banned the sale of. As it is illegal to keep a slow loris as a pet, you cannot even approach a vet for treatment you may either land up with a hefty fine or else your pet may die without proper treatment they are endangered : another important factor that should deter you from keeping slow lorises as pets, is their conservation status.
Interesting facts about loris loris long conway lori slow loris myrtle beach jurgen klopp loris karius north myrtle beach lloris socastee slow loris pet pygm. The slow loris is not a pet please help save these poor creatures from the illegal pet trade you can help by informing youtube to remove the video of the slow loris being tickle. Read about nycticebus pygmaeus (pygmy slow loris) on the animal diversity web. Eia report -special investigation-hydropwer irrawaddy-ayeyawady bassin -engl nr2 while bengal slow loris one oi the reasons could be that some wildliie. Introduction 5 slow lorises are bengal slow loris students should be encouraged to hold a pride day for the slow loris and other endangered species.
Much of this trade takes place across an international border, in direct contravention of cites (the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora) while the bengal slow loris is also a nationally protected species in myanmar. Graph and table showing the world's most endangered lorises and galagos bengal loris, bengal slow loris, northern slow loris lorises have raised demand for. Unlike the bengal slow loris, the pygmy loris has a black nose, black skin on the hands and feet and little hair on the ears, which appear more obvious geographic range the species is found east of the mekong river in vietnam, cambodia, lao pdr and southernmost china. Bengal slow loris: reasons for endangerment essay the bengal slow loris (nycticebus coucang) are unique nocturnal primates with them being the largest size of their species and their weight is usually 1100g to 1,600g.
Bengal slow loris flies to uk safety the bengal slow loris, a species no larger than a bag of sugar, had been living in the capital male after police officers confiscated it during a drugs. In response to the high levels of trade in loris species, the bengal slow loris was transferred in 2007 from the convention on international trade in endangered species (cites) appendix ii, where commercial trade is permitted, to appendix i, making all international trade in this species illegal. Lorises 1 1 1 1 there are currently 8 species of lorises identified throughout asia and southeast asia in vietnam we have two species, the pygmy loris and bengal slow loris. Monkey business: all primates great and small and climate change are the principal drivers of endangerment of many of our mammalian relatives bengal slow.
The bengal slow loris (nycticebus bengalensis) is a species of concern belonging in the species group mammals and found in the following area(s): bangladesh. Soldier saves bengal slow loris from 'godman' april 12, 2013 endangered animals bengal slow loris , endangered animals , loris , manipur , soldier atula gupta yumnam arun, an assam rifles personnel and thangjam dipak singh were on their way to churachandpur district in manipur, when a strange sight greeted them. The bengal slow loris is listed in appendix i of the convention on international trade in endangered species (cites), an international agreement between governments.
It is still not clear for what reason the slow loris is venomous - the slow loris is endangered due to both habitat loss and hunting for illegal pet and traditional medicine trades in some parts of asia it is known as the animal which can cure 100 diseases. But what about the endangered golden langur or the bengal slow loris yes, they are here and it's time we learn about them and these lesser-known wildlife parks that are home to these beautiful. The slow loris is any one of three bengal slow loris species classifies the javan slow loris as an endangered species and all other.