PURRSday [the slender loris]

For this week's PURRSday Thursday, I wanted to introduce you to one of my favorite adorable animals of ALL TIME.

get ready for a whole buttload of cute.

First, a bit of background on the Slender Loris....

The slender lorises (Loris) are a genus of loris native to India and Sri Lanka. There are two known species:
The red slender loris, Loris tardigradus
The gray slender loris, Loris lydekkerianus

Slender lorises are found in tropical rainforests, scrub forest, semi-deciduous forest and swamps.
In Tamil Nadu State of India in the Kollimalai region, there is illegal catching of slender lorises, and there is also a vigorous clampdown on it. Slender lorises are illegally smuggled to supply a growing exotic pet trade. Slender lorises are at risk of going extinct because of this illegal pet trade.
[source: Wikipedia]

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