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24) The slow loris is a slow and deliberate climber. This animal, found in southeast Asia, never lets go with one hand until it has a firm grip with the other. It can catch insects, but eats a variety of other things, including fruit and birds' eggs. A rear view of a loris. The animal is looking over one shoulder.
Notes: A rear view of a loris. The animal is looking over one shoulder.
Scientific name: Nycticebus coucang
loris -- LORE-iss
Photo © by: Mark A. Rosenthal

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