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Gray Slender Loris

Gray Slender Loris:

A Gray Slender Loris was rescued by forest officials in North Goa.

  • Gray Slender Loris is a small primate native to India and Sri Lanka that lives in subtropical and tropical forests.
  • Gray slender lorises are nocturnal hunters and foragers that use their large, forward-facing eyes to detect prey.
  • They are insectivores that eat mostly ants and termites, but also eat beetles, spiders, mollusks, and other small vertebrates.
  • The Gray Slender Loris is listed on the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and is protected under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.