The bengal slow loris is facing extreme habitat and food loss due to deforestation if this deforestation does not come to an end, the endangered species will go extinct sign the petition and ask the government of bangladesh to regulate deforestation and protect the slow loris. The bengal slow loris or northern slow loris, is a primate species of slow loris commonly found in the indian subcontinent and indochina they are large and reflective because of the tapetum slow loris are close relative of the lorisiforms or galagos. Baby endangered slow loris rescued from lebanese pet shop the young, endangered, nocturnal primate had been prized away from her mother to be sold, and faced an uncertain future. 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. 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.
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 related links. Slow lorises are very important to save due to their diet and how it helps our environment from pest and other insects these creatures are omnivores, which has a diet of, insects, arthropods, reptiles, eggs, fruits, gums, and nectar. Bengal tiger (endangered species) at the beginning of the 20th century, the worldwide tiger population was estimated at 100,000 individuals in under a century, however, the survival of this great feline has become highly uncertain.
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. Slow lorises to be captured or sold and don’t allow the selling of slow loris products (you don’t even want to know about that), slow lorises are openly sold in animal markets in southeast asia and smuggled to other countries, such as japan. The slow loris includes all the species of the genus nycticebus, which range from northeast india to southeast asia, indonesia and the philippines. 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.
The bengal slow loris (nycticebus bengalensis) or northern slow loris is a strepsirrhine primate and a species of slow loris native to the indian subcontinent and indochina its geographic range is larger than that of any other slow loris species. Slow loris comes under schedule 1, a list of the most endangered animal species' category in india, under the wildlife protection act (wpa) download the times of india news app for latest city news. The bengal loris has a round head, short ears, large eyes and a vestigial tail with a length of 26-38 cm and a weight of 2 kg it is the largest nycticebus species. Having 10 species within the family of loris, the slender loris is classified as endangered and slow loris are critically endangered the slow being the smallest species is tiny only weighing up.
The javan slow loris (nycticebus javanicus) is a strepsirrhine primate and a find this pin and more on _primates by amanda & benny neiglick potto, perodicticus potto, a primate in the family lorisidae, of the lemur superfamily. 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 you may first know about loris as a cute, furry and tiny animal whose giant, glistening eyes assure you of their calmness and hospitality. Bengal slow lorises are the largest of the species, weighing up to 2 kilograms the species is listed as vulnerable to extinction on the international union for conservation of nature’s red list of threatened species. A bengal slow loris, a species of monkey no bigger than a bag of sugar, was given a home in monkey world, dorset, after its owner persuaded the government that he was an important eco project.
Geographic range bengal slow lorises are endemic to the forested areas of south-eastern asia, including the seven north-eastern states of india (assam, arunachal pradesh, mizoram, nagaland, meghalaya, manipur, and tripura) as well as areas of cambodia, burma, thailand, vietnam, and southern regions of china. Bengal slow loris conservation is very important in bangladesh as well as the entire of its distribution range because it is a globally ‘vulnerable’ species due to more than 30% reduction in population over three generations. Slow lorises range in weight from the bornean slow loris at 265 grams (93 oz) to as much as 2,100 grams (74 oz) for the bengal slow loris  slow lorises have stout bodies, [ 58 ] and their tails are only stubs and hidden beneath the dense fur.
Largest of the lorises, the bengal slow loris nycticebus bengalensis we conducted an 18 mo study we conducted an 18 mo study from june 2008 to december 2010 in hollongapar gibbon wildlife sanctuary, assam, india, to. The endangered bengal slow loris is facing extinction because rampant deforestation is destroying its natural habitat the slow loris has been internationally recognized as an endangered species for well over four decades. The bengal slow loris is listed as vulnerable by the iucn red list of threatened species this is due to loss of habitat and severe pressures from hunting, there is more than 30% reduction in population over three generations.