Slow loris

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Slow lorises are a group of several species of nocturnal strepsirrhine primates that are found in Southeast Asia and bordering areas.

Slow lorises have a round head, a narrow snout, large eyes, and a variety of distinctive coloration patterns that are species-dependent. Their arms and legs are nearly equal in length, and their trunk is long and flexible, allowing them to twist and extend to nearby branches. The hands and feet of slow lorises have several adaptations that give them a pincer-like grip and enable them to grasp branches for long periods of time. Slow lorises have a toxic bite, a trait rare among mammals and unique to lorisid primates.

More information on Slow loris can be found on Wikipedia.

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