Bell, the slow loris

© Sham Jolimie Slow lorises are victims of the illegal pet trade, superstition and sadly of their own cuteness. Their sharp teeth are removed before they are sold. Their body parts are used in traditional medicine.

PYGMY SLOW LORIS....found in tropical rainforest, scrub forests, semi-deciduous forest, swamps, suburban gardens in India, southeast Asian and Sri Lanka.....a body length of 7 – 15 inches including tail and a weight of 9 ounces to 4.6 pounds....can hang from the branch (attached by its feet) for hours.....the only known "poisonous" primate

Pygmy Slow Loris - east of the Mekong River in Vietnam, Laos, eastern Cambodia, and China

Cute animals that could kill you- Don’t let their look fool you!

Although Slow Loris are popular in the illegal pet trade, not everyone is aware of the poison they keep in the sides of their elbows. When threatened, they release it which can lead to a death by anaphylactic shock.

slow loris... (adorable animal that should not, NOT be kept as a pet..the capture and sale of these animals is inhumane)

Sadly the Slow Loris is becoming quite rare in the wild due to it being traded as a pet. These beautiful nocturnal creatures are not suitable pets, please let them be free.

Awww...Slow Loris you are adorable! But sadly on the endangered list

Slow Loris you are adorable! But sadly on the endangered list. Slow lorises should not be kept as pets; they belong in the wild. Also, they are actually poisonous and could make you very sick.

The Truth Behind Adorable Slow Loris Videos Will Break Your Heart | Care2 Causes

The Truth Behind Adorable Slow Loris Videos Will Break Your Heart | Care2 Causes

OK I don't usually write under any pictures I save...but, this is serious adorable...and yes, I must have several!!!!!

OK I don't usually write under any pictures I save.but, this is serious adorable.and yes, I must have several!

A Slow Loris: "I'm happily picking up speed!"

A slow loris, pole dancing. They may look cute, but they have a toxic bite, which they apply to their fur to protect themselves from predators. Photo by Hendy Mp

Slender loris: "This miniature, saucer-eyed primate appears to be wearing permanent jam-jar-bottom spectacles. It gets its name, though, from its exceptionally long, thin limbs. Its soft thick fur is grey to reddish-brown on top and whitish-grey below." 100 Animals To See Before They Die www.bradtguides.com

Slender loris: "This miniature, saucer-eyed primate appears to be wearing permanent jam-jar-bottom spectacles. It gets its name, though, from its exceptionally long, thin limbs. Its soft thick fur is grey to reddish-brown on top and whitish-grey below.

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