The slow loris will eat prey such as poisonous insects and deadly spiders, things other creatures avoid.
People who keep lorises cannot feed them appropriately, resulting in disease, distress, and early death for the lorises.
New York, New York: American Museum of Natural History.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
All slow lorises are threatened by the and.
The decreasing number of pygmy slow lorises for sale corroborates reports of rapid declines in Vietnamese populations.
The reasons for their popularity, according to the Japan Wildlife Conservation Society, are that "they're easy to keep, they don't cry, they're small, and just very cute.
Her daughters reach sexual maturity at around nine months of age, and her sons take much longer—18 to 20 months.